TBHRA is a joint agency that encompasses the Tioga County Housing Authority, the Bradford County Housing Authority and the Tioga County Redevelopment Authority. TBHRA serves an area of 2298 square miles over two counties, with a combined 947 authority owned rental units and 477 Section 8 Vouchers. Additionally, the Tioga Authority in cooperation with the Redevelopment Authority administers HUD Community Development Block Grants.
The Authorities have been created by a Board of Commissioners in each county. The Commissioners were authorized by the Commonwealth under the Pennsylvania Housing Authorities Law of 1937 (35 P.S. 1541) and Urban Redevelopment Law of 1945 (35 P.S. 1701). The Commissioners enacted resolutions pursuant to these laws declaring a need for each Authority locally and appointing a five-man board to govern its affairs. The dates the Authorities were formed were as follows:
Redevelopment Authority of the County of Tioga January 1963
Housing Authority of the County of Tioga April 1965
Bradford County Housing Authority September 1969
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