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Elk County
Housing Authority

Our mission is to provide and maintain affordable, safe and decent housing opportunities for individuals while promoting self-sufficiency and community development for eligible persons in Elk and Cameron Counties.


ECHA pledges to recognize our residents as the ultimate customer; to provide and promote the widest range of housing choices available throughout Elk and Cameron Counties; and to administer our programs and manage our housing in the most effective and efficient manner possible by maintaining high quality standards while extending respect, courtesy, and consideration to our clients at all times.

Elco Glen

Learn more about Elco Glen, our four-floor high rise facility located in St Marys, PA adjacent to Penn Highlands Elk with easy access to many local amenities.

Dickinson Apartments

Located in Ridgway, PA, Dickinson Apartments boasts a six-floor high rise apartment building with easy access to various leisure actives.

Duffy Apartments

Duffy Apartments, located in Johnsonburg, PA is perfect for residents looking to be within walking distance to grocery stores, pharmacies, and various medical professionals.

Duffy Family Units

Johnsonburg is also home to a 40-unit, two story development with two- and three-bedroom options, ideal for families.

Apply Now

Our waiting lists are currently open and we are accepting new applications for housing in all our locations. Apply today!

Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve answered some of our most frequently asked questions here.

Housing Choice Voucher Program

The Housing Choice Voucher Program assists families with rent in the private market. With a housing voucher, the family leases a unit with the Elk or Cameron Counties where the landlord agrees to rent under the program and the unit meets Housing Quality Standards.