PHFA “Take Charge of your Money”

At PHFA, we believe that a true understanding of your finances is essential in order to make the best decisions that ultimately affect your future and the future of your loved ones. The goal is to serve more consumers interested in managing their personal finances regardless of where they are in the homeownership process. Please visit our website: https://www.phfa.org/prfc/

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SoWe Philanthropy

SoWe Philanthropy Pictured Front Row Left: Robin Stauffer, S. Dale High Family Foundation; Randy Patterson and Mayor Danene Sorace, City of Lancaster; Dale High and Suzanne High-Schenck, S. Dale High Family Foundation. Second Row Left: Katherine Walsh, Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority; Marshall Snively, Lancaster City Alliance; Bill Dewan, Habitat for Humanity; Gene Duncan, SoWe; Ray D’Agostino and Jim Shultz, LHOP.

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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