Sylvania Homes

The Reading Housing Authority owns and manages, Sylvania Homes, which is located at 1001 Scott Street, Reading, Pennsylvania. This 126-unit multi-family garden-style apartment complex offers modern, affordable housing in a pleasant, safe environment.


  • 1, 2, 3, and 4-bedroom garden-style apartments
  • Modern kitchen with stove and refrigerator
  • Individually controlled heat
  • 1 full bath with shower
  • Closet space
  • Air Conditioning (optional)
  • Washer and dryer hookups
  • Window shades provided
  • Smoke detectors
  • Community Policing security measures
  • On-site management staff
  • On-site maintenance team
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Social Service Coordination
  • Community and recreational facilities
  • Tot lot
  • Resident Association
  • Head Start services on-site
  • Public transportation on-site
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Organized youth activities
  • Close to neighborhood religious institutions
  • Elementary School within walking distance
  • Medical Offices within walking distance
  • Located close to the Public Museum
  • Near banking institutions

Gross family income must be at least 3 times the monthly rent. 1 Bedroom - $702, 2 Bedroom - $852, 3 Bedroom - $1000, 4 Bedroom - $1,150. Rent includes all utilities (water, sewer, trash, electric, hot water and heat). 

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Reading Housing Authority
400 Hancock Boulevard
Reading, PA   19611

The Reading Housing Authority will not deny any family or individual the opportunity
to apply for or receive assistance on the basis of race, color, sex,
religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, age, family or marital status, handicap, or disability.