Philadelphia Housing Authority - Philadelphia; South Philadelphia
Philadelphia Housing Authority - Scattered Sites Homeownership
Section 5(h) Scattered Sites Homeownership Program, PHA residents of scattered sites are offered the opportunity to purchase the home they currently occupy.

To qualify for the 5(h) Homeownership Program, applicants must meet the following requirements:
- Must be a current PHA single-family scattered site resident
- The head of household or an adult over 18 years of age must be in continuous occupancy for a minimum of one (1) year
- Must be current with rent, utilities (if applicable) and any other required payments
- Must be in good standing with lease compliance and lease terms for a continuous period of twelve (12) months immediately preceding the application
- Must be able to demonstrate a stable, household income of at least $10,000 annually and the ability to obtain a mortgage
- Must participate in a pre-and post purchase-counseling program
- Must be able to demonstrate minimum affordability of your unit's appraised value
2013 Ridge Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19121
Eligibility: Current PHA residents
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (800) 654-5984 TDD PA relay system
  • (215) 684-0393 Main
  • (215) 684-8018 Other
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Call for information
Fee Amounts: None
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Philadelphia Housing Authority - Philadelphia; South Philadelphia
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