|Carmen Johnson, Interim Director of Planning
402 Market Street
Kittanning, PA 16201
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm
|Have you ever been discriminated against when looking to rent or purchase housing? If so, click here for more information.|
|The County of Armstrong OBO East Franklin Township, Kiskiminetas Township and Manor Township will be holding a lottery for each respective municipalities housing rehabilitation program. For more information click here.|
The Housing Staff provides support to the Non Profit Housing Corporation (NPHC) and manages a variety of housing assistance programs designed to help income qualified and special needs individuals. When developing the County’s housing programs, data outlined in the 2008 Armstrong County Housing Needs Analysis or Census Data has been utilized. Those programs include:
|Accessible Housing Grant|
|A county-wide handicap accessibility improvements grant program for the permanently disabled living in rental and owner occupied housing. To apply, download and complete the Housing Rehabilitation Program Intake Form.|
|USDA, Rural Development Loan Packager Program|
USDA, Rural Development offers programs to Armstrong County residents who may qualify for home purchase or construction loans (Guaranteed Housing Program) or rehabilitation grants/loans (The Rural Repair and Rehabilitation Loan and Grants). For more information on the programs, please go to http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/HAD-Guaranteed_Housing_Loans.html or www.rurdev.usda.gov/HAD-RR_Loans_Grants.html or call the Regional USDA, Rural Development Office in Butler PA at: 724-428-4800, ext. 100.
|Housing Preservation Grant Program|
|A county-wide grant program for very low income owner occupied homeowners to make program eligible general home improvements of their choice. To apply, download and complete the Housing Rehabilitation Program Intake Form.|
|Manor Township Housing Rehabilitation Program|
|A Manor Township-wide housing rehabilitation grant program for income eligible homeowners who need general home improvements that are code deficiencies. To apply, download and complete the Housing Rehabilitation Program Intake Form.|
|Senior Home Repair Program|
|Program provides seniors 60 years of age or older with a grant of up to $6,000 and technical assistance to repair/replace their furnaces and/or their roofs. To apply, download and complete the Senior Home Repair Pilot Program Intake Form.|
|Basic Eligibility Requirements:|
• All of the programs require that applicants are within income limits established annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.
• Applicants must own and live in the homes which they are applying for funding to improve. Those programs include the Affordable Housing Program, USDA, Rural Development’s 504 Program, Housing Preservation Grant Program and the Manor Township Housing Rehabilitation Program.
• Renters may be eligible for funding through the Accessible Housing Grant Program and the USDA, Rural Development’s 502 Program.
|NPHC also owns Elderton Heights, a residential subdivision located in Plumcreek Township. The single family housing community is fully served with public water and sewage. At this time, only two lots remain and prices have been reduced. ELDERTON HEIGHTS HOUSING LOTS PRICED TO SELL:|
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