Housing Links


Warming Centers and Severe Weather Emergency Shelters

Allegheny County Shelter List

Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh – repairs and renovates the homes of low-income, elderly homeowners, military veterans, and individuals with permanent physical disabilities. It unites people of all walks of life in an effort to rebuild homes and repair lives. All home repair services are provided free of charge to qualifying homeowners. Qualified candidates are at least 60 years of age, or have a documented disability, or a military veteran; the homeowner of record for an Allegheny County property; current on all real estate taxes; and earning less than 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
631 Iron City Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Website: rtpittsburgh.org

Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership’s Real Estate Project – NLSA is now making referrals to the Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership’s Real Estate Project for clients who need to have a deed transferred to their names from the name of a deceased relative in order to obtain financial assistance or to negotiate with a mortgage company or taxing body. To determine your eligibility for this program, call our intake number at 412-255-6700.

Help for PA Homeowners to Reduce Energy Consumption and Costs – With the Keystone HELP® Energy Efficiency Loan & Rebate Program, most Pennsylvania homeowners who meet the program’s eligibility guidelines can get a low cost loan or a rebate for energy-saving eligible improvements installed by a Keystone HELP® Approved Contractor. Visit www.keystonehelp.com to apply or for more information.

ACTION-Housing, Inc.
425 Sixth Avenue
Suite 950
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 281-2102
website: www.actionhousing.org
email: ahi@actionhousing.org

Allegheny County Housing Authority
625 Stanwix Street
12th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-2111
(412) 355-8940
website: www.achsng.com

Housing Authority of the County of Beaver
300 State Street
Beaver, PA 15009-1629
(724) 775-1220
Website: beavercountyhousing.org/

Bethlehem Haven – provides emergency overnight shelter and residential recovery program for homeless women.
Fifth Avenue Commons
905 Watson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 391-1348
Website: www.bethlehemhaven.org

Butler County Housing Authority
114 Woody Drive
Butler, PA 16001-5692
(724) 287-6797
website: www.housingauthority.com

City Rescue Mission – offers assistance with housing, food, clothing and counseling. Also offers summer and after school youth programs and parole sponsorship.
Mailing address: Box 965
New Castle, PA 16103
Administrative Offices: 319 Croton Avenue
New Castle, PA 16101
(724) 652-4321
Website: cityrescuemission.org/

Covenant House – provides temporary and emergency housing for women or families.
1018 Rebecca Street
New Castle, PA 16101
(724) 652-4349
Website: www.cityrescuemission.org/232357.ihtml

Department of Code Enforcement City of New Castle – enforces building, housing, sanitation, plumbing, electric and rodent control codes for the City of New Castle.
City Building
230 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101
(724) 656-3535
Website: www.newcastlepa.org/Government/Code_Enf_/code_enf_.html

East End Cooperative Ministry, Inc. – inter-faith coalition of congregations providing services such as hunger, homeless, support, crisis, elderly, children and employment programs.
250 North Highland Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206-3026
(412) 361-5549
Website: www.eecm.org

Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh, Inc. – assists in the investigation of housing discrimination complaints and refers to appropriate agency for action, provides home seekers with information and referral services on housing choices, and provides assistance in landlord/tenant complaints.
7 Wood Street
Suite 602
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 391-2535
Website: www.pittsburghfairhousing.org/

Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
200 Ross Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2010
(412) 456-5000
website: www.hacp.org

Housing Authority of the County of Lawrence
P.O. Box 988
481 Neshannock Avenue
New Castle, PA 16103
(724) 656-5100
Website: www.lawrencecountyha.com

Labor Free Home Repair Program – This program provides 50%-75% discounts off the cost of needed home repairs for 50-60 low-income homeowners throughout the City of Pittsburgh. Some of the repairs, if left unattended, could result in serious, sometimes extensive further damage to the homes. In other cases, the absence of repairs could result in life threatening situations, such as fires and structural collapse. This is a program of Breachmenders Ministries
200 Robinson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Lawrence County Social Services, Inc. – centralized planning, coordinating and administering agency for state and federal block grant programs and other funds.
241 West Grant Street
New Castle, PA 16101
(724) 658-7258

McKeesport Housing Authority
2901 Brownlee Avenue
2nd Floor
McKeesport, PA 15132
(412) 673-6942
website: www.mckha.org
email: cpici@mckha.org

Nazareth Housing Services – assists lower-income seniors and families to achieve and maintain safe and affordable housing .
285 Bellevue Road
Pittsburgh PA 15229-2195
(412) 931-3510
Website: mtnazarethcenter.org/housing-services/

Neighborhood Safety Program – offers free security hardware for Pittsburgh residents who qualify.
1835 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-4305
(412) 392-6467
(412) 392-6468

The Pittsburgh Project Homeowner Services – homeowners must reside in the City of Pittsburgh or a nearby borough.  They must own their homes and live in them.  They must document that their household’s income is within 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.  Priority candidates are those who are over age 60, or those who are in poor health due to illness or disability. All work and materials are free.  In order to apply for help, the homeowner (or an advocate) must complete a brief application. Projects include exterior and interior painting, repairing damaged walls and ceilings, hanging drywall, installing new toilets, constructing wheelchair ramps, clearing debris, repointing loose bricks, patching holes on rooftops, and many other smaller jobs.
2801 North Charles Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15214-3110
412/321-1678 telephone
Website: www.pittsburghproject.org

St. Joseph’s House of Hospitality – supportive housing for homeless male senior citizens (50 years +).
1635 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 471-0666

Urban League of Pittsburgh, Inc. – helping low-income and minority families find decent, safe and affordable housing. Under its revised program, it will now take walk-ins to schedule appointments with up to 25 clients to be scheduled each week. Clients can stop in from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Monday through Wednesday to make an appointment.
610 Wood Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 227-4802.
Website: www.ulpgh.org

Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program – provides assistance to all veterans in the areas of housing, job placement, training, family issues, and benefits.
2417 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203
(412) 481-8200
Website: http://www.vlpwpa.org/


Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency – provides the capital for decent, safe and affordable homes and apartments for older adults, persons of modest means and those with special housing needs.
Western Region Office
Building 200
The Bourse
2275 Swallow Hill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
(412) 429-2842
Toll-free (800) 822-1174
Website: www.phfa.org

Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (formerly known as Pennsylvania Low Income Housing Coalition) – nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing access to safe, decent, and affordable housing for all Pennsylvanians.
100 Sheridan Square
2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 441-3080
Website: www.HousingAlliancePA.org


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Listing of HUD Project-based Section 8 Housing