How do I apply for the Section 8 Voucher Program?

The Housing Authority prefers you to call our office at (814) 938-7140 extension 14 to schedule a time to complete an application, however, walk-ins are always welcome. Applications are not mailed other than as reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you live more than 50 miles from the office.

You may print this application worksheet for your own convenience, However applications are ONLY taken in our office
. This worksheet is to help you be more prepared for the questions that will be asked.


You will need to provide:

  1. Verification of all household incomes – Wages, Social Security or SSI letter, Child Support, Pension, etc.
  2. Verification of Assets – Savings & Checking Account statements, CD, IRA, Cash value of Whole Life Insurance Policy, Property Deed & Taxes, etc.,
  3. Social Security cards for all family members
  4. Photo identification for all adult family members
  5. Birth certificates for all family members (if available)
  6. Current and previous landlord name & address
  7. Previous subsidized housing history
  8. Military Form DD-214 (if applicable)Click HERE for Veterans Info
  9. Alternate Contact
  10. It will take between 30 minutes and 1 hour to complete the application and interview.


JCHA is an Equal Housing Agency

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