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Sally L. Conklin, Program Manager
Phone:  724-548-3223
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Housing

The Housing Staff provides support to the Non Profit Housing Corporation (NPHC) and manages a variety of housing assistance programs designed to help income qualified and special needs individuals. When developing the County’s housing programs, data outlined in the 2008 Armstrong County Housing Needs Analysis or Census Data has been utilized.  Those programs include:
 
Accessible Housing Grant - A county-wide handicap accessibility improvements grant program for the permanently disabled living in rental and owner occupied housing.  To apply, download and complete the Housing Rehabilitation Program Intake Form.

USDA, Rural Development Loan Packager Program - USDA, Rural Development offers programs to Armstrong County residents who may qualify for home purchase or construction loans (Guaranteed Housing Program) or rehabilitation grants/loans (The Rural Repair and Rehabilitation Loan and Grants).  For more information on the programs, please go to http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/HAD-Guaranteed_Housing_Loans.html or www.rurdev.usda.gov/HAD-RR_Loans_Grants.html or call the Regional USDA, Rural Development Office in Butler PA at:  724-428-4800, ext. 100.

Housing Rehabilitation Program Intake Form

Housing Preservation Grant Program - A county-wide grant program for very low income owner occupied homeowners to make program eligible general home improvements of their choice.  To apply, download and complete the Housing Rehabilitation Program Intake Form.

Manor Township Housing Rehabilitation Program - A Manor Township-wide housing rehabilitation grant program for income eligible homeowners who need general home improvements that are code deficiencies.  To apply, download and complete the Housing Rehabilitation Program Intake Form

Senior Home Repair Program - Program provides seniors 60 years of age or older with a grant of up to $6,000 and technical assistance to repair/replace their furnaces and/or their roofs.  To apply, download and complete the Senior Home Repair Pilot Program Intake Form.

Basic Eligibility Requirements:

     •All of the programs require that applicants are within income limits established annually by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

     •Applicants must own and live in the homes which they are applying for funding to improve.  Those programs include the Affordable Housing Program, USDA, Rural Development’s 504 Program, Housing Preservation Grant Program and the Manor Township Housing Rehabilitation Program.

     •Renters may be eligible for funding through the Accessible Housing Grant Program and the USDA, Rural Development’s 502 Program.

Elderton Heights - NPHC also owns Elderton Heights, a residential subdivision located in Plumcreek Township.  The single family housing community is fully served with public water and sewage.  At this time, only two lots remain and prices have been reduced.  ELDERTON HEIGHTS HOUSING LOTS PRICED TO SELL:

Lot # Acreage Old Price New Asking Price
combined 17 & 18 0.773 $36,500 $29,000
Back acreage 4.960 $40,000 $15,000

For Sale

 

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 Fair Housing - The County of Armstrong shall not have "any preference, limitation or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, age, handicap, familial status, ancestry or national origin or intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination."  The Armstrong County Fair Housing Officer will forward all individual complaints filed to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission.  HUD staff and the PA Human Relations Commission review all complaints and work to resolve the issues surrounding each viable complaint.  To submit a complaint, please open and complete the Housing Discrimination Complaint Form.  Once the form is completed, please save a copy and send as an e-mail attachment to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .   

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