● Housing Resources●
Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA)
PHA develops, acquires, leases and operates affordable housing for city residents with limited incomes- 215-684-4000
Philadelphia Council for Community Advancement (PCCA)
PCCA, as a HUD-certified Housing Counseling Agency, has been providing free housing counseling services to the Philadelphia region since 1979.
PCCA provides confidential one-on-one mortgage delinquency negotiations, money management and budgeting, first time homebuyer counseling and education, financial literacy education, and, other housing-related programs. Call 215-567-7803
Habitat for Humanity
Offers a home ownership program for low-income individuals and families. 1829 N 19th Street. 215-765-6000.
ACHIEVEability works to permanently break the cycle of poverty by helping, formerly homeless, low-income, single-parent families have what they need to pursue higher education and achieve self-sufficiency via supportive services, community and economic development, housing and accountability. To become a client or to get more information, please call 215-748-8800.
The Housing Locator of HUD
Online listing of HUD rentals and homes. Go to website below.
Homeless Prevention Program
If you are at risk of becoming homeless, there is help. Click below for info.
Homestart Program- Repairs, Loans
Through The Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development- for low income families-home repairs- 215-448-2160, weatherization – 215-448-2160. Click link below for more info.
Save Your Home Philly Hotline
Help for homeowners with mortgage deliquencies, foreclosures, and predatory loans. Call 215-334-4663 for help.
Philadelphia Fair Housing Commission
Advocates for fairness in rental property relationships. For tenants only – 215-686-4670
Tenet Union Representative Network (TURN)
Counseling for landlord/tenant disputes- rental assistance- tenant rights-21 South 12th St, Suite 1100.-215-940-3900-
Housing Counseling Program of Intercultural Family Services, Inc.
Program that encourages and assists participants to become homeowners and to enhance their home management skills. First time buyers ONLY- 4225 Chestnut Street- 215-386-1298 press 2
Housing Association Information Program
Helps first time home owners find affordable, safe housing. Also helps home owners with many housing issues including: problems with credit; mortgage deliquencies; and utility shutoffs. To speak with a professional housing counselor call 215-978-0224
ECA Heater Hotline
For low income Philadelphia residents with heating system problems call the Heater Hotline at 215-568-7190.
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