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Reading Housing Authority Opens Waiting List

Reading Housing Authority Opens Waiting List

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List to Open on July 23

Reading, PA  – Reading Housing Authority (RHA) will open the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.  Beginning July 23, APPLICANTS MAY APPLY ONLINE at

Some applicants may also be eligible for special vouchers under HUD’s Mainstream Vouchers Program.

Applications will also be available for download/printing at the website, or by calling 610-372-3933 beginning July 23. Electronic applications must be received by midnight on Tuesday, July 30.

Paper applications must be returned by first-class mail to:  Reading Housing Authority, 815 Franklin Street, Reading PA  19602. Only one application per mailing envelope will be accepted and must be postmarked between July 23 and July 30.  All applications postmarked after July 30 will be destroyed.

Preferences will be given to individuals and families who live, work or attend school in the City of Reading.  RHA reserves the right to apply a lottery-based selection process selecting a number of  applications that is equal to the number of vouchers that the agency expects to make available in the next twelve-month period.

Therefore, all applicants may not be placed upon a waiting list. Applicants must qualify according to the Reading Housing Authority Administrative Plan.