We are dedicated to providing safe, decent, affordable housing to the residents of Wyoming County. Our goal is to provide housing opportunities to Low and Moderate income families, the elderly & those with disabilities. To better assist our communities, we offer various programs, ranging from public housing and Section 8 rental assistance to homeownership opportunities.
At WCHRA, we offer access, assistance, and administration of various Federal, State, and locally funded programs to the communities that we serve, through the Wyoming County Redevelopment Authority.
The Wyoming County Housing Authority is looking for Landlords to participate in our Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program.
On time monthly payments – Direct deposit paid the first business day of the month
Partially pre-screened tenants
Pre-lease up and biennial inspections to ensure both the landlord and tenant maintain clean and safe living conditions
In most cases, if the tenant’s income decreases, the Housing Authority’s portion will go up
If you would like more information or are interested in working with the Wyoming County Housing Authority, please contact us at 570-942-6155.
The Wyoming County Housing and Redevelopment Authorities are accepting applications for:
Rental Assistance – Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly Section 8)
This program offers the opportunity for low-income households, elderly, and the disabled to access decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market at affordable rents based on income. Please contact the Wyoming County Housing Authority at 570-942-6155 for an application or if have any questions. There is an approximate 3 to 6 month wait period.
Public Housing and Elderly/Disabled Housing Applications being accepted
This program offers the opportunity for low-income households, elderly, and the disabled to access decent, safe, and sanitary housing in agency owned properties with affordable rents based on income.
Meshoppen Townhouses located in Meshoppen 1, 2, 3 – bedroom units
Old Orchard Apartments located in Falls 2, 3, 4 – bedroom units
White’s Ferry Apartments located by Lake Winola 2, 3, 4 – bedroom units
Exeter Township Apartments located in Falls – Efficiency and 1-bedroom units – Must be low income and at least 62 or 50 with a disability
SJ Bailey Apartments located in Nicholson – 1- and 2-bedroom units – Must be at least 62 or 50 with a disability
Winola View Apartments located in Lake Winola – 1-bedroom units – Must be 62 or older
Mathewson Park Apartments located in Factoryville – 1-bedroom units – Must be 62 or older
Restrictions apply. Some properties have immediate openings.
At this time, we are not encouraging walk-ins. Please call our office at 570-942-6155 and speak to the applications department.
Income limits apply.
WCHRA – Programs include:
Contact Jennifer Galvin (570) 942-6155
Public Housing is limited to Low-Income families and individuals. Eligibility is based on:
1) Annual Gross Income
2) Qualified status – family, elderly or a person with disabilities
3) U.S. Citizenship or eligible non-citizens
WCHA Public Housing unit locations are available. Please call for more information.
The Housing Choice Voucher Assistance Program provides assistance for low-income families in the private rental market via the Section 8 Program. Rental Voucher Holders select a unit from the private rental market and can receive rental assistance. Rental assistance makes market rate housing affordable. Program participants normally pay between 30-40% of their monthly adjusted income towards rent and utilities. The Housing Assistance Payment subsidizes the balance of the rent to the property owner. Income eligibility requirements apply. Please contact our offices if you are interested in this program, to be placed on the waiting list.
LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROJECTS (LIHTC)
Contact Jennifer Galvin (570) 378-3821 or (570) 945-3063
LIHTC units include:
WINOLA VIEW – LOCATION: Lake Winola, PA – 1 bedroom apartments
MATHEWSON PARK – LOCATION: Factoryville, PA – 1 bedroom apartments
In order to make the Commonwealth a better place to live while fostering community and economic development, the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency provides the capital for decent, safe, and affordable homes and apartments for older adults, persons of modest means, and those with special housing needs.
In addition to affordable homeownership programs, the state can also provide:
• Downpayment and Closing Cost Assistance
• Free Homebuyers Education
• Loan programs for home improvements and repairs
We are a rural County, with a country feel and a laid back lifestyle!
The Housing Authority of the County of Wyoming
133 SJ Bailey Rd Nicholson, PA 18446
08:30 am – 04:00 pm
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The Housing Authority of the County of Wyoming
2023 NOTICE OF MEETINGS
In compliance with Act 84 of 1986, the Sunshine Act, notice is hereby given that the Redevelopment Authority of Wyoming County will hold the regular monthly meetings in Calendar Year 2023 as follows: At 10:45 A.M. January 18, April 19, July 19, October 18 (Reorganization) at the S.J. Bailey Memorial Apartments, SJ Bailey Rd, Nicholson, PA. as a consent meeting and agenda. Meetings may be virtual, as needed.
In compliance with Act 84 of 1986, the Sunshine Act, notice is hereby given that the Housing Authority of Wyoming County will hold the regular monthly meetings in Calendar Year 2023 as follows: At 11:00 A.M. January 18, March 15, April 19, May 17 (Reorganization), June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18, November 15 and December 20, 2023 at the S.J. Bailey Memorial Apartments, SJ Bailey Rd, Nicholson, PA. Also, a Public Hearing will be held at 11:45 A.M. on September 20 to review the Capital Fund Application. Meetings may be virtual, as needed.