Scranton Housing Authority

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

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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.

Authority Members*

Authority Member
Mary Ann Sinclair
Authority Member
Mike Hanley
Authority Member
Terrence Gallegher, Esq.
Authority Member

*5 member board, appointed for a 5-year term by the Mayor with Council’s approval

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