Housing • Community and Economic Development • Public and Homeless Services


Own a Home and Need Repairs?

Our Home Repair Program provides assistance to income eligible homeowners to complete necessary repairs that affect the structural integrity and livability of their homes.

Public and Homeless Services

Non-profit organizations can apply for funding for programs that address public and homeless service needs. We also have information for persons who are in need of these programs

Rental Assistance

The Section 8 Rental Assistance Program helps lower income families and seniors to pay their monthly rent. The family pays part of the rent and the Housing Authority pays the rest of the rent. We are sorry, but we ARE NOT currently accepting applications.

Rental Housing Development

Our Rental Housing Program provides assistance to developers for the rehabilitation of existing rental properties as well as for construction of new rental housing units.

Public Facility and Infrastructure Improvements

Municipalities and non-profit organizations can apply for funding for sanitary sewer, public water, neighborhood improvement and parks and recreational facility projects, and public facility rehabilitation.

Fair Housing and Affordable Housing Inititatives

Everyone is entitled to decent, safe and sanitary housing and shall not be discriminated against in their pursuit of housing.

Borough Revitalization

The Authority assists boroughs and other jurisdictions seeking to pursue downtown redevelopment/revitalization projects.

Private Activity Bonds (PABs)

The Authority is an issuer of PABs which is a financing mechanism used to attract private investment for projects that have some public benefit, such as affordable rental housing and economic development activities.

Latest News

Job Opening – Part-Time Fiscal Assistant (approx. 20 hours per week)

The Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority has a job opening for a part-time Fiscal Assistant (approximately 20 hours per week).  The person chosen for this job will assist the Controller with […]

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2015 Annual Action Plan Approved

The 2015 Annual Action Plan was approved at the April 8, 2015 County Commissioners Meeting. Click below to view a summary of the 2015 funding and activities. Citizen Summary

HUD Publishes 2015 Median Incomes

The median income for Lancaster County for 2015 is $70,000. This is the base income used to determine eligibility for several programs offered by the Housing and Redevelopment Authorities. Median […]

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Mt. Hope Sewer Project, Mt. Hope Nazarene Retirement Community
West Stiegel St. Improvement Project, Manheim Borough
West Frederick Street Improvement Project, Millersville Borough
Marietta Senior Apartments, Marietta
Westminster Place at the Long Community, Manheim Township

2014 Accomplishments

Owner and Renter Occupied Housing that was Made Accessible
Homeowners with Completed Repairs through the Home Repair Program
Persons Assisted through Public Service Programs
Persons Benefiting from Completed Infrastructure Projects

Administrative Office


Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

 Entrance is on Water Street under the red canopy