Monthly Archives: February 2015

Call for Best Practices! & FREE Regional Housing Services Forums

Before we present today’s feature on “Call for Best Practices”, something of important to know is:-

PHFA is Hiring   –    The Housing Management division in Harrisburg has a position available. To view the job posting,

And now…..housingpic1

It’s time to apply for PHFA’s 2015 Housing Services Best Practices Award. PHFA is looking to highlight YOUR program or partnership that works! This is the opportunity to share the methods, programs or processes that are going on at your sites or within your company/organization, which have been successful, and have the capacity to be reproduced, or replicated. Applications are due May 1 and will be presented on June 11th at the Housing Services Conference. Application and more information are available at

A few unique sponsorship opportunities are still available for the 2015 PHFA Housing Services Conference in Pittsburgh at or participate in the Marketplace of Vendors (registration open now for vendors, form avail-able at or call 717.780.4353).

PHFA’s Housing Services Department provides Regional Forums throughout the state. Forums are opportunities for site staff at affordable housing to develop relationships, exchange information, and learn about service options and developments. Join us and meet other service coordinators, property managers, activity directors, and service providers from community based organizations in your area. Registration for these Regional Housing Services Forums is FREE!

Upcoming 2015 Housing Services Forums
Allegheny County – April 9 Erie County – July 29
Blair County – May 14 Westmoreland County – August 26
Jefferson County – July 21 Mercer County – September 23
For information on any of these, please contact: Melinda Johnson 412.429.6076 or
Berks County – April 24
To register, contact Alicia Spencer at 610.270.1989 or
Bellefonte, Centre County – March 18
To register, email
Mountville, Lancaster County – March 19
To register, contact Martha McGraw at 717.780.3962 or
Beckett Life Center, Philadelphia – March 19
To register, contact Robert Butcher at 610.270.1560 or

Join PHFA & PULP on March 19th, 11-2pm for an interactive training. The Penn-sylvania Utility Law Project (PULP) will present this workshop to help you learn about competitive electric shopping and the unique information affordable housing professionals need to know to assist low-income electric consumers need to know. For more information review the flyer and RSVP by March 13th via email to

Registration opens in February for the Commonwealth Housing Forum—Hilton Harrisburg

Connect with PHFA in your region