"Scattered Sites" is the term used to describe individual
housing units located throughout Philadelphia that are owned by
PHA. Over 4,000 low and moderate-income families live in these
properties, which are on "scattered" city blocks.
Scattered Site residents mix with private renters and homeowners
in their neighborhood and blend into the surrounding community.
PHA also has a special homeownership program just for scattered
sites residents who meet certain criteria. Qualified residents have
the opportunity to purchase the home in which they live through
PHA's 5(h) Scattered Site
Many of our scattered site properties are over 100 years old and
have historic value. We have to make sure that these units are
preserved under guidelines set by the city's historical societies.
PHA plays an aggressive role in maintaining the historic value of
Scattered Sites are divided into 10 geographic areas of the city
and managed by Community-Based