Montgomery County Housing Authority


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APPLICATIONS

PUBLIC NOTICE

The Montgomery County Housing Authority (MCHA) provides affordable housing to low-income families, senior citizens, veterans and individuals with disabilities. The MCHA will be accepting ONLINE Pre-Applications beginning: 01/15/2016 for the Public Housing Program.

The Pre-Application can be accessed 24 hours per day at the MCHA’s website located at: www.montcoha.org Click on “Applications” and choose the “Public Housing Program Pre-Application” link.

Pre-Applications are NOT available at any MCHA main offices or development offices and can only be submitted ONLINE. Applicants who do not have access to a computer may visit any public library in Montgomery County to access the internet.

For disabled applicants that may require a reasonable accommodation to apply may contact the MCHA at:

Montgomery County Housing Authority
Public Housing Department
501 E. High Street
Pottstown, PA 19464

The Public Housing Program Pre-Application is FREE! Applicants should not pay any agent, handler or service provider any fees.

Applicants must qualify as an individual or a family and meet certain criteria, including but not necessarily limited to:

  •  Head of household must be at least 18 years of age or an emancipated minor under state law;

  •  Entire household must have an annual income that does not exceed the applicable income limits established by HUD, at the time of admission;

  •  All household members 18 years of age or older, must pass a criminal background check;

  •  All household members must never have been convicted of drug-related criminal activity for manufacture or production of methamphetamine on the premises of federally assisted housing or a register sex offender with a lifetime ban;

  •  At least one household member must meet HUD requirements on citizenship or immigration status.

EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY: We Do Business in Accordance with the Fair Housing Act (The Civil Rights Act of 1968, as amended by the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988).

IT IS ILLEGAL TO DISCRIMINATE AGAINST ANY PERSON BECAUSE OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, HANDICAP, FAMILIAL STATUS (HAVING ONE OR MORE CHILDREN), OR NATIONAL ORIGIN IN THE SALE OR RENTAL OF HOUSING OR RESIDENTIAL LOTS.