The Time has Finally Come!

PHFA announced the release of the Request for Proposals for applicants interested in applying for 2016 PHARE/Realty Transfer Tax funds. The Agency is seeking unique and creative approaches that foster partnerships and leverage resources to address critical housing needs as PHARE expands to all 67 counties of the Commonwealth.  They will be hosting three RFP training webinars...
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The Story

PHARE is the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund. Also known as the state housing trust fund, PHARE expands opportunity for people and communities in need by funding local housing. PHARE helps real people and gets real results. Read more
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Success!

The Campaign to expand the State Housing Trust Fund from 37 counties in PA to all 67 counties in PA was successful. In November of 2015, Governor Wolf signed Act 58, which funds the fund with revenue drawn from future growth in the existing Realty Transfer Tax, redirecting it back into the residential real estate market. Read More
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The Story

PHARE is the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund. Also known as the state housing trust fund, PHARE expands opportunity for people and communities in need by funding local housing. PHARE helps real people and gets real results. SUCCESSFUL While only four years old, PHARE is a success story—or series of stories. Each is unique, but they...
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