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The mission of The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania is to ensure that all Pennsylvanians, especially those with low incomes, have access to safe, decent and affordable homes.

Formed in 1985, (originally as the Pennsylvania Low Income Housing Coalition), the Housing Alliance is a growing and influential membership organization, with over 500 organizational and individual affiliates statewide.


2 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038
Phone: 215-576-7044

Kirk Dorn
Phone: 215-735-6760

Press Conference, Dec. 7 – Housing Leaders to Urge Quick Approval of National Housing...

December 7, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- State housing leaders will hold a press conference Tuesday, December 7 at 3:00 pm in the Capitol Media Center to urge quick approval of federal funding for the National Housing Trust Fund.

Avoiding Foreclosure Mitigation and Counseling Scams

Glenside, PA - June 25, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) - As the mortgage foreclosure crisis escalates, the scammers have found a lucrative new business: helping people avoid foreclosure, for a price.

Tell Your Reps To Support Funding to Save Homes and Jobs

Glenside, PA - June 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) - Critical state programs that create jobs, save homes and build our economy and communities are on the chopping block. Please ask your state Representatives to sign the “Dear Colleague” letter supporting funding for Housing and Redevelopment Assistance, New Communites and HEMAP.

Economist Cautions Legislative Committee Against Housing Cuts

Glenside, PA - June 1, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The same economist who issued a recent study saying that state investment in housing could provide a stimulant to economic recovery, now warns that proposed cuts in state investment could have just the opposite effect – a further slowing of the recovery.

New Penn Report Says More Rental Housing Could Prevent Foreclosures

Glenside, PA - April 29, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Incentives to produce more quality rental housing could help stem the current housing crisis and promote long-term economic stability, according to a new study released today by the Fels Institute of Government and the Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania. Study author and Fels consultant John Kromer calls the lack of reasonable rental alternatives to homeownership a factor in the housing market collapse.

You’re Invited to Help Plan Homes within Reach

Harrisburg, PA - March 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — It’s planning time for Homes within Reach 2009, and you’re invited to join our planning efforts! This year’s conference is scheduled for December 9-11, once again at the Hilton in Harrisburg.

Housing Alliance Testifies on Mobile Home Park Rights

Glenside, PA - September 5, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — A half a million Pennsylvanians live in manufactured housing, formerly known as mobile homes. In...

Congressman Shuster Announces Funding for Seniors Housing Project

Grant Program’s Funding for Chambersburg Housing Now Tops $1 million Chambersburg, PA, February 13, 2008 - Bill Shuster (PA-09) today announced a $275,000 grant that...

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PHA To Use On-line Housing Applications For First Time

Philadelphia, PA - March 2, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Philadelphia Housing Authority announced today it would begin accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program on-line, through its Web site,

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Governor Wolf Outlines How Restore Pennsylvania Will Benefit Municipalities

Building on his commitment to support Pennsylvania’s communities, Governor Tom Wolf spoke at the Pennsylvania Municipal League’s Capitol Conference to outline how Restore Pennsylvania will benefit municipalities and overhaul Pennsylvania’s infrastructure.