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 are 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
Right to Know Policy:
This policy establishes the Authority’s procedures for meeting its obligations under the Pennsylvania Right to Know Law, which was revised in 2008. It applies to all requests for “public records”. This document establishes the framework within which the Authority will exercise its administrative discretion in the future. The Authority recognizes the value of making information available to the public, and is committed to continually improving public access to public information and fostering public participation in the decision-making process.
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Donald Shaffer was born on June 11, 1932, and grew up on a farm in New Albany, Pennsylvania. He was raised with a passion for the outdoors, where he learned to enjoy hunting and fishing with his friends and family. At the age of twenty-one, Donald enlisted in the United States Army.
Donald served in the U.S. Army from April 1954 until March 1956, and continued to serve his country in the Army Reserves until 1959. After enlisting at the age of twenty one, he went to basic training in Fort Knox Kentucky for six months before he was stationed in Frankfort, Germany; serving in the Tank Battalion during the Korean Conflict.
The Tioga/Bradford County Housing Authority was recently honored by the Pennsylvania Association of Housing and Redevelopment Agencies (PAHRA) at its annual conference in Valley Forge, PA.
“This is a tremendous honor for our Authority,” said Executive Director, Kelley Cevette. “There were a number of very impressive programs throughout the state that were nominated for this award. It’s very nice to be recognized for our efforts.”
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