How do I apply for the Public Housing Program?

The Housing Authority prefers you to call our office at (814) 938-7140 extension 10 to schedule a time to complete your application, however, walk-ins are always welcome.  Applications are not mailed other than as a reasonable accommodation for a disability.


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.

What should I bring with me when applying?

You will need to provide:

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