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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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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Housing Authority Makes PILOT Payment to the City of Erie, Erie County, and the Erie School District

The Housing Authority Board approved the three payments on November 22. December is the month in which PILOT checks are traditionally distributed.

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Spoon’s Summer Basketball League Recognizes the Housing Authority’s 31 Years of Support

Spoon’s Summer Basketball League Recognizes Housing Authority’s Support

Mel Witherspoon the Founder/Commissioner of Spoon’s Summer Basketball League presented Housing Authority of the City of Erie Executive Director Michael Fraley with a plaque recognizing the Housing Authority’s 31 years of support.

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ReLeaf

Housing Authority Partners with ReLeaf to Plant Hundreds of Trees in HACE Neighborhoods

In an ongoing project with the Housing Authority of the City of Erie and First Energy, LEAF has been busy this fall planting on numerous HACE campuses with volunteers from First Energy, Mercyhurst College students, and ReLeaf volunteers and representatives.

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2022 Agency Plan

A draft copy of the 2022 Agency Plan is now available for a 45-day comment period where any citizen of the City of Erie can send comments concerning the plan to HACE Administrative offices located at 606 Holland Street.

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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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Recent News

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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Housing Authority is proud to present it’s 2022 HACE It’s About People and It’s About Family Calendar.

The Housing Authority of the City of Erie is distributing it’s 2022 Annual Calendar with this year’s theme of It’s About Family – It’s About People. Each month highlights different activities and programs provided to public housing residents. The calendar emphasizes the importance of program partners who buy into the HACE Mission of It’s About […]

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Housing Authority Makes Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) Payment to the City of Erie, Erie County, and the Erie School District

The Housing Authority Board approved the three payments on November 22. December is the month in which PILOT checks are traditionally distributed. The total of these 2021 PILOT payments is $481,126.13 which is the highest amount ever paid by the Housing Authority to the three local taxing bodies.  The amount payable to the City of Erie is $183,723.63 […]

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Spoon’s Summer Basketball League Recognizes the Housing Authority’s 31 Years of Support

Spoon’s Summer Basketball League Recognizes the Housing Authority’s 31 Years of Support

Mel Witherspoon the Founder/Commissioner of Spoon’s Summer Basketball League presented Housing Authority of the City of Erie Executive Director Michael Fraley with a plaque recognizing the Housing Authority’s 31 years of support. Mel Witherspoon and his group of loyal volunteers provide summer basketball programs for youth ages 6 to 18 throughout the City of Erie. […]

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