Accessible Housing

Choice for people with disabilities and older Pennsylvanians to enjoy a home that suits their needs and abilities is a primary goal of SDHP.  But most homes across the state do not provide the access many people with disabilities need to live >Read more

About SDHP

The Self Determination Housing Project of PA, Inc. is a statewide non-profit organization that works to expand housing options for people with disabilities in Pennsylvania. SDHP was founded in 1994 and incorporated in 1998. The mission of SDHP is to promote self-determination and >Read more


What is PREP? The Prepared Renter Program also known as PREP is a renter education program created by the Self-Determination Housing Project of Pennsylvania (SDHP).  PREP is a complete curriculum that provides all the tools a person needs to obtain rental housing, >Read more


Gail Hoffmann Retiring

gail talkingIt is with mixed feelings that we announce the retirement of Gail Hoffmann. After serving as the Statewide Housing Coordinator for a number of years, Gail stepped into the role of Executive Director 14 years ago. Her achievements will not be forgotten. Under Gail’s direction the agency’s programs and services have expanded and, as a tireless advocate, she led SDHP to its current level of service. Currently there are 14 Regional Housing Coordinators along with a Statewide Housing Coordinator and a Manager of Agency Programs.

Executive Director Position at SDHP

SDHP is accepting applications for the position of Executive Director. This position reports to the Board of Directors and is a full-time, salaried, exempt position. Applications will be accepted until Friday, March 30, 2018.

All applications must be made via email to No calls please.

Please provide the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing sample, preferably a grant narrative that is no more than 3-5 pages

Free “Lunch and Learn” Webinar Series

The Pennsylvania Housing Choice Coalition presents “Lunch and Learn,” a series of free educational webinars for individuals, families, and professionals who are exploring independent living and housing options. There will be six sessions, on the second Friday of the month, beginning on February 9, 2018.

Save the Dates!
Friday, February 9, 12 PM to 1 PM
Friday, April 13, 12 PM to 1 PM
Friday, June 8, 12 PM to 1 PM
Friday, August 10, 12 PM to 1 PM
Friday, October 12, 12 PM to 1 PM
Friday, December 14, 12 PM to 1 PM

Please register for SDHP’s Lunch and Learn Series: Exploring Independent Living on February 9, 2018, 12:00 PM EST at:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

This project is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council and administered by the Self Determination Housing Project of Pennsylvania.