Scattered Sites Homeownership

PHA residents of scattered sites are offered the opportunity to purchase the home they currently occupy through the Scattered Sites Homeownership Program.

The program (also known as Section 5(h) has a few requirements that must be met before initiation into the program:

  • A current PHA single-family scattered site resident.
  • A head of household or an adult over 18 years of age who has been in continuous occupancy for a minimum of one (1) year.
  • Current with rent, utilities (if applicable) and any other required payments.
  • In good standing with lease compliance and lease terms for a continuous period of twelve (12) months immediately preceding the application.
  • Able to demonstrate a minimum household, stable income of $11,310 annually and the ability to obtain a mortgage.
  • Willing to participate in a pre-and post purchase-counseling program.
  • Able to demonstrate minimum affordability of your unit's appraised value

For more information, please call 215-684-8018.