Philadelphia Housing Authority

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Philadelphia Housing Authority
Philadelphia Housing Authority logo.png
Agency overview
Formed 1937[1]
Type Municipal Authority
Jurisdiction City of Philadelphia
Headquarters 12 South 23rd Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Employees 1,049 (see web site)
Annual budget $396 million[1]
Agency executive

The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) is a municipal authority providing Public housing services in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[1]

It is the fourth-largest housing authority in the United States and is the largest landlord in Pennsylvania.[2]


PHA was established in 1937. PHA houses over 76,000 people in the city of Philadelphia.

Board of Commissioner[edit]

It is governed by a Board of Commissioners.


  1. ^ a b c "What is The Philadelphia Housing Authority?". The Philadelphia Housing Authority. 2007. 
  2. ^ "PHA Fast Facts". The Philadelphia Housing Authority. 2007.