Housing Authority of the City of Erie
Housing Authority of the City of Erie

It's About People

It's not just about housing, mortar, and bricks. It's about education, jobs, recreation, health, and a whole host of services we provide for our residents. It’s about people.

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Chrinesse Mpunga Receives the Academic Excellence Award

John E. Horan Memorial Scholarship recipient Chrinesse Mpunga was the recipient of the Gannon University Academic Excellence Award for Legal Studies. The award is presented to a student for superior academic performance in their major, and for contributions to their department or field of study through curricular or co-curricular activities.

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Paid Summer Internships for College Students who live in Public Housing or Section 8

The Housing Authority is offering full-time paid summer internships ($13.00 per hour) to full-time students in a fully accredited college including the Erie Community College. Job sites will include Housing Authority offices, recreation programs and maintenance department.

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The Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 waiting list for the Housing Authority of the City of Erie is currently closed and not accepting applications.

Revised Proposed Lease for Public Housing

HACE is seeking comments on its revised proposed lease for public housing. Comments can be submitted in writing to 606 Holland Street or by email to: fraleym@hace.org.

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Holiday Spirit

Holiday Spirit

Sargent Tom Covatto of the Housing Authority Community Oriented Probation Program (C.O.P.P.S.) presents Abizandra Burgos a resident of the John E. Horan Garden Apartments with a plaque recognizing her being awarded a $6,000 College Scholarship from the Housing Authority Insurance Organization. This is the 2nd year Ms. Burgos has received the award.

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2022 It’s About People and It’s About Family Calendar

Each month highlights different activities and programs provided to public housing residents and emphasizes the importance of program partners who buy into the HACE Mission of It’s About People. You will also read about the different success stories involving many of our residents. It reflects a small sampling of the positive success stories that occur every day in our communities.

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The Housing Authority of the City of Erie (HACE) exists to provide safe, decent, and affordable housing for lower-income families, elderly and persons with disabilities; and to foster among the residents we serve economic self-sufficiency, and a sense of community and pride in the neighborhoods where they reside.

It’s not just about housing, mortar, and bricks. It’s about education, jobs, recreation, health, and a whole host of services we provide for our residents. It’s about people.

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Erie County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Erie County Department of Human Services has announced the Rental Assistance Program.

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Housing Opportunities

HACE Rental Properties

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Housing Choice Voucher Apartments

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Are You Eligible for Housing?

It's easy to find out and easy to apply.

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Recent News

Chrinesse Mpunga Receives the Academic Excellence Award for Legal Studies

John E. Horan Memorial Scholarship recipient Chrinesse Mpunga was the recipient of the Gannon University Academic Excellence Award for Legal Studies. The award is presented to a student for superior academic performance in their major, and for contributions to their department or field of study through curricular or co-curricular activities. Legal Studies Program chairpersons and […]

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Paid Summer Internships for College Students who live in Public Housing or Section 8

Information: The Housing Authority is offering full-time paid summer internships ($13.00 per hour) to full-time students in a fully accredited college including the Erie Community College. Job sites will include Housing Authority offices, recreation programs and maintenance department. For more information call Cherie Kinem at the Housing Authority Administration office, 814-452-2425. Please review the attached […]

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Revised Proposed Lease for Public Housing

HACE is seeking comments on its revised proposed lease for public housing. Comments can be submitted in writing to 606 Holland Street or by email to: fraleym@hace.org.

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Holiday Spirit

Holiday Spirit

Sargent Tom Covatto of the Housing Authority Community Oriented Probation Program (C.O.P.P.S.) presents Abizandra Burgos a resident of the John E. Horan Garden Apartments with a plaque recognizing her being awarded a $6,000 College Scholarship from the Housing Authority Insurance Organization. This is the 2nd year Ms. Burgos has received the award. The presentation was […]

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