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Northamption Housing Authority

Affordable housing to qualified individuals.

Northampton County Housing Authority will provide affordable housing in the most efficient and effective manner to qualified individuals. In accordance with the rules and regulations prescribed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

HCV Program

For low to moderate income individuals, families, seniors and the disabled.


HCV Section 8 Landlord information.  Contact info and FAQ list.

Forms / Resources

All resources and / or forms for review and download.

News & Announcements

Housing Choice Voucher WAITING LIST OPENING

The Northampton County Housing Authority will open the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list from Tuesday August 15th, 2023, at 9:00 A.M. to Friday August 18th, 2023, at 9 A.M.

Applications will ONLY be accepted online at Applications MUST be submitted online by Friday August 18th, 2023, at 9:00 A.M. to be accepted. For questions email

Veterans and their surviving spouses will receive three preference points.

Applicants who live, work, or have been hired to work in Northampton County, Pennsylvania will receive two preference points.

Applicants who are unsubsidized will receive one preference point.

All other applicants will receive no preference points.

You will receive a letter in the mail if your application has been processed within 6 weeks of list closing. This letter is your proof that your application was accepted and that you were added to the waiting list. You will be contacted to complete a full application when your name nears the top of the waiting list.

The income limits, effective May 15th, 2023, are as follows:

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Income Limit:$33,600$38,400$43,200$47,950$51,800$55,650$59,500$63,300


Applicants who are unable to complete the online application due to a disability should call (610) 759-8488 ext. 20 (TTY: 711) for further assistance.

Northampton County Housing Authority reserves the right to select families based on local preferences according to the date and time of application or by a random selection process (lottery).

Therefore, all applicants may not be placed upon a waiting list and acceptance of an application does not guarantee eligibility. You must meet the eligibility requirements in the Northampton County Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher’s Administrative Plan.

You are required to notify the Northampton County Housing Authority in writing of all changes such as address, phone number, email address, etc., after you submit this pre-application. Failure to report changes may result in your removal from the waiting list without further notice.

The Northampton County Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Housing Agency.


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