Scranton Housing Authority

Purpose: The mission of the Scranton Housing Authority is to provide safe, decent and affordable housing for eligible individuals and families through supportive policies and services.  The Housing Authority will assist these individuals and families as they strive to achieve self-sufficiency and improve the quality of their lives.

Meetings: The SHA has monthly public meetings on the 1st Monday of the month at 5:00pm.

The SHA’s main office is located at 400 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA  18510.  The office is open Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 4:00 pm, the telephone number is 570-348-4400.

Solicitor:  W. Boyd Hughes, Esq.
Executive Director:  Gary P. Pelucacci
Deputy Executive Director:  Karl P. Lynott

Authority Members*:

MemberTerm End
Devendrabhai P. Dave10-5-23
Mary Ann Sinclair9-27-26
Mike Hanley9-27-25
Thomas Galella, Sr.9-27-22
Terrence V. Gallagher, Esq.9-27-23
*5 member board, appointed for a 5-year term by the Mayor with Council’s approval

The Scranton Housing Authority (SHA) was organized and authorized to transact business on July 7, 1939 pursuant to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s May 28 1937 Housing Authorities Law. The SHA operates a Public Housing Program and a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.  Our Public Housing Program has 1,244 housing units throughout the City of Scranton and our Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program provides rental subsidies for over 800 families living in privately owned housing units.

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