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This resource provides information on the 811 Project Rental Assistance program, a partnership between the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) and the state Department of Human Services (DHS) focused on keeping people with disabilities out of institutional housing through supportive independent living.
Known as the 811 Project Rental Assistance (PRA) program, this initiative is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Under the pilot program, PHFA and DHS have received enough funding to include about 400 units of new or existing affordable rental housing in Pennsylvania for people with disabilities. The multifamily properties chosen to participate will receive guaranteed rental allocations for tenants who are part of the program. They also will gain the satisfaction of knowing they are helping these tenants achieve more fulfilling independent lives.
To be eligible for this program, any rental property must meet these criteria:
Additionally, eligible management agents must:
Selected properties will work with Local Lead Agencies (LLA’s) to receive referrals for applicants meeting the following eligibility requirements:
This resource created by Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency