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As a result, all PHFA offices are currently closed to the public.
Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund
This is the English-language webpage for Pennsylvania's HAF program. A Spanish-language version is also being created. Esta es la página web en inglés del programa HAF de Pensilvania. También se está creando una versión en español.
Pennsylvania has been allocated $350 million through the federal Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) to help homeowners behind on their mortgage and other home-related expenses due to the pandemic. The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) has been designated by the state legislature to administer this program in the commonwealth. At this time, PHFA is working to develop the Pennsylvania HAF program, which will need to be approved by the U.S. Treasury before it can become operational. Pennsylvania's program will include an online and mobile application portal. Applicants will be able to apply and submit required documentation through the web-based application or may be assisted by a third-party counseling agency with that process. We anticipate that Pennsylvania's program will be available in the fall.
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About the Program
Under the federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) of 2021, Pennsylvania was allocated $350 million from the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF). This money is to be used to assist homeowners impacted by the coronavirus pandemic to help them avoid mortgage delinquency, default, foreclosure, loss of utilities or home energy services, and displacement. This financial relief is intended for homeowners facing financial hardship after January 21, 2020. PHFA is currently working to develop our Pennsylvania HAF plan for submission to the U.S. Department of the Treasury for its approval. Check this webpage often for updates and for the addition of new resources as they become available.
Frequently Asked Questions
This Q&A sheet will be updated frequently as new questions arise. Our goal is to share the answers you need in a timely manner.
More information will be provided on this webpage once the program is open for applications. Please check back regularly for updates.