Columbia Borough Housing Program

Columbia Borough Announces New Housing Rehabilitation and Purchase Assistance Program In Everyday Living, Opportunities on February 13, 2017 at 12:28 pm Columbia Borough is pleased to announce a new home improvement and home purchasing assistance program, in partnership with the Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership (LHOP) and Lancaster County Housing Redevelopment Authority. Entitled the , the initiative’s goals include improving Columbia Borough’s quality of housing stock and the living conditions of borough residents. Its purpose also aims to encourage homeownership, enhance the…

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LHOP Shares a Gratitude of Thanks to BB&T

LHOP shares it’s deepest gratitude and appreciation for BB&T’s support of our Home Ownership & LHIFT programs with an investment of $375,000. Picture Left to Right: Dana Nonnenmocher-LHOP Board Member, Alex Brame-BB&T Market President, Ray D’Agostino-LHOP CEO, Tom Showers-BB&T Buisness Services SVP, Miriam Soto-LHOP Director of The Home Ownership Center & Gary Olsen-Client of LHOP’s HomeBuyer Program.

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LHOP Welcomes Two New Affordable Housing Investors

LHOP is pleased to announce two new investors in our affordable housing loan fund, the Local Housing Investment Fund & Trust (LHIFT) of South Central PA:  York Traditions Bank and the S. Dale High Family Foundation.  Both organizations are committed to the concept that having quality affordable housing in the region is essential to the well-being of families and to our economy. York Traditions Bank invested $100,000.  “York Traditions is appreciative of LHOP’s unique work in the region to address…

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City & County of York First Time Home Buyer & Counseling Services

FOR RELEASE MAY 11, 2017 Ray D’Agostino, Chief Executive Officer Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership (LHOP) rdagostino@lhop.org 717-291-9945 ext. 104 Mayor’s Office, City of York Phone 717-849-2221 Dory Brannon, Chief of Housing York County Planning Commission Phone 717-771-9870 ext. 1744 LHOP SELECTED AS NEW PROVIDER OF FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYER AND HOUSING COUNSELING PROGRAMS IN YORK York, PA – The City and County of York announced today the selection of the Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership (LHOP) to deliver first-time homebuyer and housing counseling…

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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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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