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Housing Resources

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) works to provide affordable homeownership and rental apartment options for senior adults, low and moderate income families, and people with special housing needs. Through its carefully managed mortgage programs and investments in multifamily housing developments, PHFA also promotes economic development across the state.


Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

There are two ways to apply for LIHEAP:

  • Online: Apply for benefits online using COMPASS, the online tool for Pennsylvanians to apply for health and human service programs and manage benefit information.
  • On paper: You can download a paper application, print it, fill it out, and return it to your local county assistance office

2021-2022 LIHEAP Application - English

2021-2022 LIHEAP Application - Spanish

Low Income Home Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP)

LIHWAP Flyer - English

LIHWAP Flyer - Spanish

Property Tax Rent/Rebate Program

Many Pennsylvanians can apply for the 2022 Property Tax Rent/Rebate Program. The rebate program benefits eligible Pennsylvanians 65 or older; widows and widowers 50 or older; and people with disabilities 18 or older.