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FCHA has an On-Line Application Annex located in the lobby of the Chambersburg and Waynesboro Office. Effective April 1, 2013, all applications must be submitted through our on-line process center.

Applications for Public and Tax Credit Housing can be found on-line at our On-Line Application Annex located in the lobby at 436 West Washington Street, Chambersburg, PA, and 202 Elder Ave. Waynesboro, PA.

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Public Housing Online Application


 *Application must be printed on one side of paper only;
do not print on front and back.


Online Application for Housing - in English

Aplicación para la Asistencia de Vivienda - en Español

The Franklin County Housing Authority Public Housing program has recently updated our local application preferences in order to align with our local housing needs and priorities.  We are in the process of updating them within the online application.  Until then, please note that FCHA has the current following preferences:

1. Local Preference (1 Point) - in order to provide housing to families who live or work in Franklin County, any household where the head, spouse, or co-head currently lives in or works within Franklin County.

2. Working/Elderly/Disabled (1 Point) - households are eligible for the working/elderly/disabled preference if the head, spouse, or co-head is;
a. Working - employed for at least 30 hours per week over a 12-month period;
b. Elderly - at least 62 years or older
c. Disabled - a person with disabilities

3. Veterans Preference (1 Point) - households are eligible for the veterans preference if the head, spouse, or co-head is an active service member, a reitred service member, or is the surviving household member of a deceased service member.  (A copy of the Veteran's Department of Defense Form DD214 must be submitted to verify the veteran preference).


You will be prompted to print consent forms during the online application.  If you miss this step, please print the form below:

Consent Form