A family whose head or spouse is at least sixty- two (62) years of age or older or who is disabled or handicapped is classified as ELDERLY.
Disabled householdmeans a household composed of:one or more persons at least one of whom is an adult (18 years of age or older or emancipated) who has a disability
A disability can be a mental or physical impairment that is likely to continue indefinitely. Being diagnosed HIV positive or having a substance abuse problem can qualify a person for this classification.
The disability results in substantial functional limitations such as eating, dressing, working, bathing, grooming, household management, mobility, self- direction.
Near - Elderly Householdmeans a household where the head of household or spouse is at least 55 years of age but below the age of 62.
The Harrisburg Housing Authority has a total of 267 efficiencies and 242 bedroom apartments inMorrison Towers, Lick Towers, and Jackson Towers.
These apartments are reserved for persons who meet the qualifications listed above. All other applicants are eligible for housing in the other apartment complexes owned by the Authority.