The Boil water notice has been lifted
There is currently a main break being repaired in the 500 block of South 11th St.
A boil water issue will be in effect for those involved with water loss.
Additionally, there is road repair work being done. Please drive carefully in the area as many utility workers are out working to fix the main break and working on the road. Thank you!
A SPECIAL RAWA BOARD MEETING IS BEING HELD ON WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 1 ST AT 4:30 PM AND WAS ADVERTISED IN THE READING EAGLE ON 10/25/2023
COME VISIT OUR NEW PAYMENT KIOSK AT OUR OFFICE – YOU CAN PAY WITH CREDIT CARD – SET UP AN ACCOUNT AND PAY THROUGH YOUR PHONE, COMPUTER OR COME VISIT US MONTHLY.
OFFICE IS OPEN MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY 7:30 4:00 PM.
YOU CAN PAY YOUR WATER/SEWER/TRASH/RECYCLING BILLS – CITY OF READING PARKING TICKETS AS WELL AS ANY COLLECTION BILLS.
Accepting Applications for:
Maintenance Worker I
To apply for employment with the Reading Area Water Authority, please download an employment application and include your resume if applicable.
Reading Area Water Authority Employment Application
Please send to:
Reading Area Water Authority
1801 Kutztown Road
Reading, PA 19604
Fax: (610) 406-6307
PENNSYLVANIA HOMEOWNER ASSISTANCE FUND (PAHAF)
The Pennsylvania Homeowner Assistance Fund (PAHAF), administered by Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA), supports homeowners in the Commonwealth who were financially impacted due to the pandemic.
Visit PAHAF.ORG or 888-987-2423 for more information and to apply.
Call Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET
Available Assistance for Homeowners
Assistance through this program helps homeowners prevent mortgage delinquencies, default, foreclosure, displacement, and utility disconnection. The maximum amount of assistance for any homeowner under the PAHAF is $50,000 or up to 24 months of assistance, and the utility assistance cap is $10,000.
Utility Payment Assistance: Funds to resolve delinquent payments for utility services, particularly if no other assistance program currently exists, and that there is imminent loss of utility disconnection, liens, possible foreclosure, or homeowner displacement.
Applicants who are eligible will meet the following criteria:
- Household income is equal to or less than 150% area median income (AMI), which varies by locality. Note: PAHAF Program priority will be given to households at or below 100% AMI.
- Homeowner owns and occupies the property as their primary residence
- Property is in Pennsylvania
- Homeowner experienced a financial hardship after January 21, 2020 (including a hardship that began before
January 21, 2020 and continued after that date)
- Homeowner cannot receive the same assistance for mortgage payment, mortgage reinstatement, property charges, and/or utility payment from another federal, state, local, nonprofit, or tribal source
- Homeowner’s first mortgage is a conforming loan and meets the federal limits for the year in which the loan was taken
RAWA offers paperless billing, Auto payments and many convenient ways to pay your bills – all at NO COST to the customer.
(If you are using a payment processing center that is charging you a fee please call our office for information on how to pay at no cost to you 610-406-6300)
RAWA now accepts PayPal payments along with all the other great options to pay your bill.
Visit our website at Reading Area Water Authority (invoicecloud.com)