To date, PHAR's primary focus has been to serve the interests of public housing and Section 8 residents. There are 376 units of public housing in the city of Charlottesville, encompassing approximately 900 individuals. According to data from the local housing authority, 75% of these households earn less than $13,000 -- i.e., less than 1/4 of the median income of the area. Approximately 79% of heads of households are female. Approximately 82% of heads of households are African-American, 17% are white, with 2% being with Asian or Latino. Close to 300 residents have Section 8 Vouchers in Charlottesville.