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Philadelphia Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP)

The HCV Program (formerly Section 8) provides rental subsidies to qualified low-income families.

The program is designed to achieve the following goals:

  • Provide improved living conditions for low-income families while maintaining rent payments at an affordable level
  • Promote freedom of housing choice and integrate lower-income and minority families into mainstream society
  • Provide an incentive to private owners to rent to lower-income families by offering timely assistance payments, a pool of families to select from, and regular inspections to ensure upkeep of the property.

The HCV wait list is currently closed. The public will be notified through TV, radio, print advertising, and on this website when the HCV waitlist will be reopened. Applicants may check their status online (  or by calling 215-684-4300. Please have your six digit client ID number ready.

Mon to Fri, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Contact Information:
Main Number: 215-684-4300
12 S. 23rd Street
6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Philadelphia Housing Authority - Housing Counseling
The Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly Section 8) provides rental subsidy to qualified low-income families.
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