The Housing Options Program

The Housing Options Program is a NEW grant program intended to preserve, maintain and build NEW affordable rental units throughout Pennsylvania. Millions in housing investments have been awarded to ensure that affordable rental units remain available and in good condition in Pennsylvania.

About the Program

$98 million in HOP grants were recently announced to fund emergency repair, preservation, and new construction of affordable rental units

66 affordable housing projects will receive HOP grant funds

Over 3,000 affordable rental units will be preserved and built because of HOP grant funds

In the News

Keeping Neighborhoods Affordable

Keeping Neighborhoods Affordable

Senator Hughes Celebrates a Brand New Housing Program Senator Hughes recently celebrated $98M in affordable housing investments that will go toward preserving and building new affordable rental units. He gathered state, local, and federal lawmakers and leaders at...

Senator Hughes Announces Over $4.4M in Affordable Housing Grants

Senator Hughes Announces Over $4.4M in Affordable Housing Grants

PHILADELPHIA − July 13, 2023 − Today, Senator Vincent Hughes, Democratic Appropriations Chair, along with the PA Housing Finance Agency (PHFA), announced over $4.4 million dollars in affordable housing grants awarded through the Housing Options Program (HOP)....

Affordable Housing Press Conference

On Friday, November 17th, Senator Hughes hosted press conference to call attention to and celebrate $98M in grants that were awarded through the Housing Options Grant Program. The first time grants were awarded across the Commonwealth to preserve and build over 3,000 affordable rental units, a major win for Pennsylvanians and communities.