Redevelopment Authority

Development and rehabilitation of affordable housing, assistance to homeowners to make repairs, and work with municipalities on community and economic development activities.

Housing Authority

Administers the Housing Choice Voucher (“Section 8”) rental assistance program in Lancaster County, outside the Lancaster City limits.

Land Bank Authority

Created, as a public entity, to confront real estate problems such as vacant, abandoned, blighted, underutilized and tax-delinquent properties.

The Redevelopment Fund

Nonprofit organization supporting economic development activities and programs to revitalize Lancaster County communities.

In-person appointments will be conducted on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  Please contact us to schedule an appointment.

Inspections for any current clients of the Housing Authority is still suspended until further notice.  Checks will be distributed by mail.

A Drop Box is Located in the Main Lobby And Can Be Accessed Between the Hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM

Please contact us by email or phone with any questions.

Thank you for your understanding.

Resources:

CARES ACT Funding and Housing and Community Development for COVID-19

Tenfold (formerly Tabor/LHOP) have compiled a list of resources which can be found here.

Resources are now available for renters who were impacted financially by COVID-19.

Lancaster Careerlink has a newly established call center with two options:

1. People looking for temporary work – call 1-844-744-8451

2. Businesses who need workers immediately – For more information visit their website here.

 



Office Hours:

Monday through Thursday: 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM


Address:

28 Penn Square, Suite 200
Lancaster, PA 17603


Contact:

Phone: 717.394.0793
Fax: 717.394.7635

Email: info@lchra.com

Latest News and Notices

Please note that until further notice, public meetings will be held via video conferencing.  The latest meeting information will be displayed here and on the calendar of events page. Please contact Marian Joyce at mjoyce@lchra.com or Justin Eby at jeby@lchra.com for the zoom link to the virtual meeting.

We are currently accepting applications to fill the role of Compliance Manager for the Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority.  The Compliance Manager will be primarily responsible for ensuring compliance with all federal laws, state laws, and agency regulations for programs administered by the Redevelopment Authority and Housing Authority. For more information and to apply please visit […]

The Board of the Lancaster County Land Bank Authority will meet at 4:00 PM on Tuesday August 24, 2021 followed immediately by the meeting of the Lancaster County Housing Authority, and the meeting of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Lancaster thereafter. Anyone wishing to attend the meetings via Zoom, should email Marian Joyce […]

The Lancaster County Land Bank Authority (Land Bank) seeks a qualified developer or contractor (Applicant) to acquire and rehabilitate a blighted property at 26 E. High Street in Manheim Borough. In order for the Land Bank to consider a proposal to acquire the property, the Applicant must complete and submit the attached application documents below.  […]

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) Certified Staff for Historic Preservation – Section 106 Reviews The Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority is seeking to contract with a consultant meeting certified qualifications set forth in 36 CFR Part 61, to assist in planning, identification and decision making on historic resources affected by federal funds administered by the Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority. […]

CANCELLATION OF Reunión Cancelada THE LANCASTER COUNTY VACANT PROPERTY REINVESTMENT BOARD MEETING     Notice is hereby given that the August 19, 2021 meeting of the Lancaster County Vacant Property Reinvestment Board is cancelled. La reunión de la Junta de Lancaster County Vacant Property Reinvestment del 19 de augosto de 2021 se cancela.

Effective August 1, 2021, the Lancaster County Housing Authority will operate a small Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) Rental Assistance Program funded by the Federal government under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. These EHVs are only for individuals and families experiencing homelessness; those at risk of homelessness; those recently homeless and at high risk […]

The Board of the Lancaster County Land Bank Authority will meet at 4:00 PM on Tuesday July 27, 2021 followed immediately by the meeting of the Lancaster County Housing Authority, and the meeting of the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Lancaster thereafter. Anyone wishing to attend the meetings via Zoom, should email Marian Joyce […]

Lancaster County (County) and the City of Lancaster (City) announce the availability of Emergency Solutions Grant Coronavirus (ESG-CV) funds provided to the County and City by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as enabled in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) (Public Law 116-136). The Redevelopment Authority of the […]

There will be a special meeting of the board of the Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 beginning at 4:00 PM. This meeting will be accessible via video conference. Any public wishing to attend the meeting via zoom should email Marian Joyce at mjoyce@lchra.com. An agenda for the meeting may be downloaded […]