Columbia Borough’s 3P Program

Do you live in the 200-500 blocks of North Third Street? Does the outside front of your home need work? The 3P Program provides low interest loans to homeowners along the 200-500 blocks of North Third Street. The loans can be used for things like fixing porches, painting brick and trim, masonry work, and more – as long as it’s on the front of your house! For eligibility guidelines and application form, Final 2015.1.20 LHOP Columbia FIP Guidelines Complete THIS…

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The Lancaster County Planning Commission (LCPC) and Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership (LHOP) are pleased to announce the publishing of a new resource entitled Strategies for Increasing Housing Affordability.

The document provides incentives and recommendations to both increase housing affordability and the supply of affordable housing.  Readers will find specific ordinance language that will encourage the production of affordable housing as well as innovative, but tested, zoning language that streamlines the conditional use process by integrating pertinent subdivision / land development and zoning requirements into a more seamless process. More Details …

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Risk Management for Landlords

On May 24, 2012 The FAIR HOUSING CENTER at LHOP had an overwhelming attendance and response to their first LANDLORD FORUM, “RISK MANAGEMENT FOR LANDLORDS”! Over 120 attendees were able to network with fellow landlords and came away with information on how to protect their investments with an overview of federal and Pennsylvania landlord-tenant laws. DOWNLOAD NOW

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2014 Lancaster County Housing Market Analysis and Needs Study

The most comprehensive look at housing in Lancaster County has been completed and now available to the public. The Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership (LHOP), with assistance from the Lancaster County Planning Commission (LCPC), hired the team of Zimmerman/Volk Associates, Sarcinello Planning & GIS and Thomas Comitta Associates to complete the Lancaster County Housing Market Analysis and Needs Study. The Study provides an analysis of housing preferences and needs across the County going into the future based on extensive data collected…

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As a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, LHOP relies on contributions from the community to provide the services and programs for the benefit of Lancaster County residents. As we like to say here at LHOP…”good housing is the foundation of a great community.” Please consider providing a tax deductible contribution to partner with us in building this strong foundation.


Contact Information

Street Address:
123 East King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602

(717) 291-9945
(717) 299-7840 for Fair Housing Center
(717) 291-9850 Fax

LHOP is a proud member of:
The Building Industry Association of Lancaster County
The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania
The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry
National Fair Housing Alliance