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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2022 Agency Plan

The Housing Authority (HACE) will begin the process of developing its 2022 Agency Plan with a Resident Meeting at the John E. Horan Community, 730 Tacoma Road, on September 22nd at 6:30 p.m. Public Housing residents are invited to attend the meeting to hear what HACE accomplished in 2020/2021 and hear what is planned for 2022 in the areas of capital improvements and resident programming.

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HACE Community Oriented Police and Probation Services Program (C.O.P.P.S.)

The C.O.P.P.S. Program is an over 20-year partnership with the City of Erie and Erie County Government to bring community focused police and probation services to HACE residents.

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Annual Garden Contest

HACE staff chose the winners of our Annual Garden Contest. Over 50 residents had beautiful gardens that were considered in this year’s contest. Winners were chosen from both Flower and Vegetable Gardens categories. Each winner will receive a $50 Visa gift card.

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What Home Means to Me Calendar Contest Winner

The Pennsylvania Association of Housing and Redevelopment Agencies choose 9 year old John E. Horan Garden Apartments resident Zanyiah Kirkland as its First Place Winner and its representative in the Middle Atlantic Regional Council of National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials What Home Means To Me Regional Calendar Contest.

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Eviction Moratorium for Non-Payment of Rent Has Ended

If you are having problems paying your rent due to problems related to the COVID-19 pandemic, rental assistance is available through Erie County Care Management. You can apply on-line at eccm.org or by calling 814-923-5512. If you are a Housing Authority Public Housing Resident or Section 8 Participant and you have questions concerning the Rental Assistance Program you can contact Jennifer Sheldon at 456-2028..

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2021 Scholarship Applications Available

The 2021 Ellen Curry Foundation Elementary School Scholarship and Louis J. Tullio Scholarship applications are now available. Click the link below for more information and to download.

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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?

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Annual Garden Contest

HACE staff chose the winners of our Annual Garden Contest. Over 50 residents had beautiful gardens that were considered in this year’s contest. Winners were chosen from both Flower and Vegetable Gardens categories. Each winner will receive a $50 Visa gift card. In the Flower Garden Contest three winners were chosen. They were Erie Heights […]

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Housing Authority of the City of Erie (HACE) Community Oriented Police and Probation Services Program (C.O.P.P.S.)

The C.O.P.P.S. Program is an over 20-year partnership with the City of Erie and Erie County Government to bring community focused police and probation services to HACE residents. This partnership has resulted in a dramatic decrease in crime in HACE neighborhoods and provided a real sense that the members of the C.O.P.P.S. Program have a […]

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What Home Means to Me Calendar Contest Winner

The Pennsylvania Association of Housing and Redevelopment Agencies choose 9 year old John E. Horan Garden Apartments resident Zanyiah Kirkland as its First Place Winner and its representative in the Middle Atlantic Regional Council of National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials What Home Means To Me Regional Calendar Contest. If Zanyiah wins at the […]

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2022 Agency Plan

The Housing Authority (HACE) will begin the process of developing its 2022 Agency Plan with a Resident Meeting at the John E. Horan Community, 730 Tacoma Road, on September 22nd at 6:30 p.m. Public Housing residents are invited to attend the meeting to hear what HACE accomplished in 2020/2021 and hear what is planned for […]

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