The Harrisburg Housing Authority’s Housing Choice voucher program houses over 1100 families, disabled and veteran families in safe, affordable apartments in Harrisburg.

Our HCV program has been rated by the Housing and Urban Department as a High Performer for the past 2 years, an accomplishment we are very proud of.

For information about the Housing Choice Voucher Program, HUD provides the following HUD HCV Fact Sheet

Voucher holders with questions about HHA’s admission and occupancy or other policies can find helpful information in the Resources section of this site. Forms related to occupancy, recertification and other requirements of participation are also found in the Quick Link section to the right of this page.

Dear Property Owner/Manager and Participant:
Our offices are currently closed to the public until further notice, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you need to get in touch with your case manager or inspector, you may do so through the mail, e-mail, telephone, or fax. We are here to continue the support and assistance that we have always offered. Please feel free to contact us.
All Section 8 staff information is listed below:
Sandraliz Rivera, HCV Program Coordinator
E-mail: sandralizr@harrisburghousing.org
Phone: 717-233-8352 Fax: 717-963-2611

Michael Diven, Management Aide
E-mail: michaeld@harrisburghousing.org
Phone: 717-233-8354 Fax: 717-963-2610

Danielle Coles, Clerk III
E-mail: daniellec@harrisburghousing.org
Phone: 717-233-8351 Fax: 717-963-2609

Adeliz Santiago, Clerk I
E-mail: adelizs@harrisburghousing.org
Phone: 717-257-4944 Fax: 717-963-2612

Evelis Feris, Recertification Clerk
E-mail: evelisf@harrisburghousing.org
Phone: 717-257-5427 Fax: 717-963-2611

Joe Boone, Inspector
E-mail: joeb@harrisburghousing.org
Phone: 717-233-8353

Johan Soto, Initial Inspection Inspector
E-mail: johans@harrisburghousing.org
Phone: 717-233-3122

Applying to the HHA HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM

Applying for admission:   LIST NOW CLOSED!!

If you have been notified that you were selected, please Click link below to check on your status: https://harrisburg.ourpha.com/applicants/Public/Login/Login.aspx  . Once applied, you will be able to update any changes to your mailing address and maintain it current.

Eligibility: 

What are tenants screened for?

Criminal or Drug- related activity to the extent required by law or regulation

Where are criminal records gathered from? 

  • Local law enforcement agencies
  • State law enforcement agencies

What information about the tenant is shared with prospective landlords?

  • Tenant name and address
  • Previous landlord names and addresses for the past 2 years
  • Current landlord name and address
  • Other public information available to the HHA

Special purpose section 8 assistance programs:

The availability of any special-purpose section 8 program to the public is through published notice.

Please note that HHA will only accept applications submitted online, at the agency website located at https://harrisburg.apply4housing.com .  Applicants may use any computer with Internet access to visit the HHA website and complete an application; it is not necessary to visit HHA to apply.  HHA does not offer or accept paper applications for the HCV (Section 8) Program.

** Persons with disabilities or those needing special assistance must submit to the HHA Leasing Office a timely written request for special accommodation(s).

HHA’s Leasing Office is located at 916 S. 14th Street, Harrisburg, PA  17104.