Qualifying For HUD Housing Section 8 Vouchers In Erie, PA

HUD Housing eligibility is determined by the Erie County Public Housing Authority.

Income may not exceed 50% of the median income from the table below. The Housing Authority must provide 75 percent of vouchers to those whose income does not exceed 30% of the median income listed below.

HUD Income Limits 2022 in Erie, Pennsylvania.

HUD Designated Metro Area: Income Limits

2022Median Family Income2022 Yearly Income Limit2022 Yearly Income Limit - Person(s) in Family
Income LimitsCategory12345
Erie County, PA$75,000Very Low Income (50%)$26,250$30,000$33,750$37,500$40,500
Extremely Low Income (30%)$15,750$18,310$23,030$27,750$32,470
Low Income (80%) $42,000$48,000$54,000$60,000$64,800

Erie County Public Housing Authorities

We have listed all of the housing authorities in Erie County. Using the chart above, if you qualify as low income (Very Low Income OR Extremely Low Income), we recommend that you visit your local housing authority. They should be your first stop for housing and rental assistance programs.
1. To get on the waiting list for Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8), visit the links provided below to the closest Erie County housing authority to your city in your city.
2. You can also visit the Housing Authority for other low income housing programs with rent assistance.

Housing Authority of the City of Erie

606 Holland Street
Erie, PA - 16501
Erie County
Website: http://www.hace.org/
Phone Number: (814) 452-2425

Housing Authority of the County of Erie and the City of Corry

120 S Center Street
Corry, PA - 16407
Erie County
Website: corryredevelopment.com/
Phone Number: (814) 665-5161

HUD Housing Low Income Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties In Erie, PA

Listed below are the Section 42, LIHTC apartments in Erie, PA. LIHTC apartment rents are not based on the tenants income. Income credit set aside brackets are selected during the apartment credit applications are used to determine the apartment rents.

The rents are based upon the Area Medium Income (AMI) and tenant based utility allowances. At least 20% of these apartments (listed below), must provide these low rates for low-income tenants.

LIHTC Maximum Rents

The maximum allowable rents are equal to 30% of the Area Medium Income (AMI), less the utility allowances.

HUD Fair Market Rents for Erie, PA Erie County

Apartment SizeHUD's Monthly Fair Market Rent For AreaLIHTC Maximum Rent
Studio Apartments$654Estimated $196.20 - utility allowance
One Bedroom Apartments$848Estimated $254.40 - utility allowance
Two Bedroom Apartments$1048Estimated $314.40 - utility allowance
Three Bedroom Apartments$1162Estimated $348.60 - utility allowance


Available LIHTC Properties In Erie, PA

Using the table above you can estimate what you would be paying by checking the LIHTC Maximum Rent section.

Contact these properties for openings and wait lists and price lists.

Aaron Michaels Place


Erie, PA - 16565
Total Apartment Units: 18

Grandview Manors

4210 Davison Ave
Erie, PA - 16504
Total Apartment Units: 142

1211 W 17th St

1211 W 17th St
Erie, PA - 16502
Total Apartment Units: 2
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 2
2 Bedroom apartments 1
3 Bedroom apartments 1
Years In Service Since: 1988
Family Apartments: YES

746 E 22nd St

746 E 22nd St
Erie, PA - 16503
Total Apartment Units: 3
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 3
2 Bedroom apartments 2
3 Bedroom apartments 1
Years In Service Since: 1988
Family Apartments: YES

Pennsylvanian

21 W Ninth St
Erie, PA - 16501
Total Apartment Units: 112
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 112
1 Bedroom apartments 88
Years In Service Since: 1988
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES

424 Chestnut St

424 Chestnut St
Erie, PA - 16507
Total Apartment Units: 1
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 1
2 Bedroom apartments 1
Years In Service Since: 1989
Family Apartments: YES

655-57 W 9th St

655 W Ninth St
Erie, PA - 16502
Total Apartment Units: 2
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 2
3 Bedroom apartments 2
Years In Service Since: 1989
Family Apartments: YES

412 Chestnut St

412 Chestnut St
Erie, PA - 16507
Total Apartment Units: 2
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 2
2 Bedroom apartments 2
Years In Service Since: 1990
Family Apartments: YES

417-419 Chestnut St

417 Chestnut St
Erie, PA - 16507
Total Apartment Units: 3
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 3
3 Bedroom apartments 2
4 Bedroom apartments 1
Years In Service Since: 1991
Family Apartments: YES

418 Chestnut St

418 Chestnut St
Erie, PA - 16507
Total Apartment Units: 2
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 2
2 Bedroom apartments 2
Years In Service Since: 1991
Family Apartments: YES

Palace Building Apartments

913 State St
Erie, PA - 16501
Total Apartment Units: 30
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 30
1 Bedroom apartments 30
Years In Service Since: 1995
Family Apartments: YES

Rosedale Meadows

2947 Zimmerman Rd
Erie, PA - 16510
Total Apartment Units: 8
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 8
3 Bedroom apartments 8
Years In Service Since: 1996
Family Apartments: YES

Royal Homes

2514 Mccain Ave
Erie, PA - 16510
Total Apartment Units: 15
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 15
3 Bedroom apartments 15
Years In Service Since: 1997
Family Apartments: YES

Villa Maria

819 W Eighth St
Erie, PA - 16502
Total Apartment Units: 41
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 41
1 Bedroom apartments 30
2 Bedroom apartments 10
Years In Service Since: 1998
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES

Villa Maria Ii

815 Plum St
Erie, PA - 16502
Total Apartment Units: 30
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 30
2 Bedroom apartments 19
3 Bedroom apartments 11
Years In Service Since: 1999
Family Apartments: YES

Boston Store Apartments

716 State St
Erie, PA - 16501
Total Apartment Units: 125
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 125
1 Bedroom apartments 15
2 Bedroom apartments 110
Years In Service Since: 2000
Family Apartments: YES

Mid-town Homes


Erie, PA - 16565
Total Apartment Units: 15
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 15
3 Bedroom apartments 15
Years In Service Since: 2000
Family Apartments: YES

St James Apartments

2611 Pearl Ave
Erie, PA - 16510
Total Apartment Units: 36
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 36
1 Bedroom apartments 30
2 Bedroom apartments 6
Years In Service Since: 2002
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES

Presque View Apartments

4th Raspberry 0 Nw Corner
Erie, PA - 16565
Total Apartment Units: 60
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 60
1 Bedroom apartments 12
2 Bedroom apartments 24
3 Bedroom apartments 24
Years In Service Since: 2006
Family Apartments: YES

Woodlands At Zuck Park

5319 Old Zuck Rd
Erie, PA - 16506
Total Apartment Units: 30
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 30
3 Bedroom apartments 3
4 Bedroom apartments 27
Years In Service Since: 2012
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Parade Street Commons

19th And Parade Strs
Erie, PA - 16503
Total Apartment Units: 36
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 36
4 Bedroom apartments 36
Years In Service Since: 2013
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Arneman Place

1100 Arneman Ct
Erie, PA - 16511
Total Apartment Units: 50
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 50
2 Bedroom apartments 30
3 Bedroom apartments 16
4 Bedroom apartments 4
Years In Service Since: 2013
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Villa Maria Pres

819 W Eighth St
Erie, PA - 16502
Total Apartment Units: 41
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 41
1 Bedroom apartments 31
2 Bedroom apartments 10
Years In Service Since: 2014
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Freedom Square Apartments

2686 Peach St
Erie, PA - 16508
Total Apartment Units: 25
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 25
1 Bedroom apartments 19
3 Bedroom apartments 6
Years In Service Since: 2016
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES

Willow Commons

2064 Willow St
Erie, PA - 16510
Total Apartment Units: 45
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 45
1 Bedroom apartments 29
2 Bedroom apartments 16
Years In Service Since: 2017
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES
Disabled Apartments: YES
Accepts Homeless: YES


HUD Housing Section 8 and Multifamily Properties in Erie, PA

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides active listings of Section 8 and Multifamily apartments. We have listed them below for you to contact. Check with them to see if they have current availabilities and/or waiting lists. With Section 8 properties, you will need a voucher. Contact the Erie County Public Housing Authorities, listed at the top of this page.

Midtown Revitalization

7 East 7th Street
Erie, PA - 16501
Phone: 814-453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 20
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing

Villa Maria 2 Preservation

815 Plum Street
Erie, PA - 16502
Phone: 814-453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 27
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing

Flagship City Apartments

502 E. 12th Street
Erie, PA - 16503
Total Apartment Units: 10
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

North Coast Place

326 W 18th Street
Erie, PA - 16502
Phone: (814) 453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 10
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

North East Manor

South Washington Street
Erie, PA - 16428
Phone: (724) 324-6222
Total Apartment Units: 27
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Ridgebury Apts.

5125 West Ridge Road
Erie, PA - 16506
Phone: 814-453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 45
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Rosewood Apts.

1002 E Lake Rd
Erie, PA - 16507
Phone: (814) 453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 6
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Liberty Place Apts.

313 Wallace St
Erie, PA - 16507
Phone: (412) 453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 8
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

St. Francis Xavier Apts.

502 East 12th Street
Erie, PA - 16503
Phone: (814) 459-1047
Total Apartment Units: 22
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Cascade Run

643 W 4th St
Erie, PA - 16507
Phone: (814) 453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 8
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Poplar Place

3407 Poplar Place
Erie, PA - 16508
Phone: (814) 453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 11
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Titus House

727 French St
Erie, PA - 16501
Phone: (814) 453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 7
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Eastlake Woods

4664 E Lake Rd
Erie, PA - 16511
Phone: (814) 898-1490
Total Apartment Units: 40
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Kuehl Apts.

542 East 6th Street
Erie, PA - 16507
Phone: (814) 453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 8
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Poux Apts.

1271 E 21st St
Erie, PA - 16503
Phone: (814) 453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 10
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

St. Joseph Apts.

517 Maryland Ave
Erie, PA - 16505
Phone: (814) 454-5080
Total Apartment Units: 201
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously 202/81

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.

Richford Arms

515 State St
Erie, PA - 16501
Phone: (814) 456-0510
Total Apartment Units: 100
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing

Pennsylvanian

21 W Ninth St
Erie, PA - 16501
Phone: (814) 456-9992
Total Apartment Units: 112
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing

Niagara Apts.

535 E Third Street
Erie, PA - 16507
Phone: (814) 453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 12
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Apple Blossom Place

5928 Crabapple Drive
Erie, PA - 16509
Phone: (814) 825-0609
Total Apartment Units: 50
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Mid-city Towers

12 E 9th St
Erie, PA - 16501
Phone: (814) 456-6140
Total Apartment Units: 132
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously Insure

Methodist Towers

160 W 8th St
Erie, PA - 16501
Phone: (814) 456-1783
Total Apartment Units: 136
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously Insure

Maryvale Apts.

2543 W 8th St
Erie, PA - 16505
Phone: (814) 836-9303
Total Apartment Units: 44
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Kearsarge Place

1768 Zimmerly Rd
Erie, PA - 16509
Phone: (814) 866-1701
Total Apartment Units: 40
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Irma Seligman Apts.

1953 E 36th St
Erie, PA - 16510
Phone: (814) 453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 20
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Independence House

956 W Second St
Erie, PA - 16507
Phone: (814) 838-7222
Total Apartment Units: 12
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing

Highpoint Towers

2314 Sassafras St
Erie, PA - 16502
Phone: (814) 456-6140
Total Apartment Units: 133
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously Insure

Metro Apts.

1207a German St
Erie, PA - 16503
Phone: (814) 453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 20
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Center City Apts.

245 E 18th St
Erie, PA - 16503
Phone: (814) 453-3333
Total Apartment Units: 20
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Grandview Manor

4210 Davidson Ave
Erie, PA - 16504
Phone: (814) 825-2664
Total Apartment Units: 146
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

First Erie Better Hsg West

226 E 17th St
Erie, PA - 16503
Phone: (814) 459-1047
Total Apartment Units: 20
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously Insure

First Erie Better Hsg East

242 E 17th St
Erie, PA - 16503
Phone: (814) 459-1047
Total Apartment Units: 20
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously Insure

Mcclelland Avenue Apts.

2313 East 26th Street
Erie, PA - 16510
Phone: (814) 461-9188
Total Apartment Units: 11
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

C. Ted Dombrowski Apartments

416 E 15th St
Erie, PA - 16503
Phone: (814) 452-4468
Total Apartment Units: 33
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing

Bayview Apts.

1039 West 5th Street
Erie, PA - 16507
Phone: (814) 461-9188
Total Apartment Units: 11
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Covington Valley Estates

5300 Covington Valley Dr
Erie, PA - 16509
Phone: (814) 825-4900
Total Apartment Units: 42
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing

Better Housing Erie

1605 Holland St
Erie, PA - 16503
Phone: (814) 456-0510
Total Apartment Units: 12
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously Insure

Alex W. Thompson Apts.

441 W 3rd St
Erie, PA - 16507
Phone: (814) 452-0505
Total Apartment Units: 40
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing

Angelique Woods

1679 W 45th St
Erie, PA - 16509
Phone: (814) 866-7172
Total Apartment Units: 55
Type of Listing: 202/811

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.
Section 811 - Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities
The Section 811 program allows persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing


About our Data

Our data is collected from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development data along with computations based on their rules on apartments/housing.

How does HUD housing work in Pennsylvania?

You must qualify for the HUD apartments in the area you are searching. Then, you need to apply directly at the location or through the Public Housing Authority.