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
Promote freedom of housing
choice and integrate lower-income and minority families into mainstream
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 (https://awe.pha.phila.gov/psc/awe/CUSTOMER/CRM/c/PHA_SELF_SERV.PHA_SS_LOGIN.GBL?&)
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