City of Lancaster - Department of Community Planning and Economic Development
City of Lancaster - Housing & Neighborhood Revitalization Unit

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Critical Repair Program
Loan program provides financial and technical assistance for the critical repairs of eligible, owner-occupied single family housing units in the City of Lancaster.
Types of Repairs:
- Water Heater
- Broken Sewer Pipes
- Non-Operable Furnaces (winter)
- Roof Repair/Replacements
- Structural Problems
- Plumbing
- Electrical

Lead Poison Prevention Program:
- Lead testing of Federally Assisted Units
- Investigation of Properties that Lead Poisoned Children Reside in
- Enforcement of Contractors in Violation of the City's Lead Ordinance
- Provide Contractor Lead Certification Training and community outreach
- Perform Lead Hazard Renovations to owner occupied rental properties

120 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Eligibility: All programs require that individuals must meet 80% or less of the local median household income
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 291-4730 Main
  • (717) 291-4731 Other
Email Address:
Intake Procedure: Apply in person, call for application to be mailed or download off the website; Eligible applications are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis; Applications online (click Dept of Economic Development & Neighborhood Revitalization)
Fee Amounts: None for application; varies per program
Geographical Area: Lancaster; Lancaster City
Service Contact: Elyse Poy, Housing/Neighborhood Assistance, 717-291-4730
  • Furnaces
  • Home Rehabilitation Loans
  • Water Heaters
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City of Lancaster - Department of Community Planning and Economic Development
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