The Section 8 wait list is open and a pre-application can be filed there at http://www.akronhousing.org There currently is a long wait list that can result in two or more years of waiting.
Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) administered a total of 682 Section 8 Vouchers. Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) is located at 100 W Cedar Street, Akron, OH, 44307 and serves the city of Akron. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) at, (330)762-9631 for more information about coverage area and program availability.
|Size of Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) compared nationally||Large|
|Total Numbers of Communities||N/A|
|Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher||682|
|Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units||N/A|
|Waiting list for the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) is currently||Open|
HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Summit County, OH:
Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Summit County, OH:
|Agency Name||City||State||Section 8 Voucher||Housing Units||Status||Distance|
|Portage MHA||Ravenna||OH||1,746||305||Open||13.47 Miles||Contact|
|Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA)||Medina||OH||530||85||Open||18.38 Miles||Contact|
|Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA)||Canton||OH||756||N/A||Open||20.93 Miles||Contact|
|Parma Public Housing Agency||Parma||OH||N/A||N/A||Open||24.24 Miles||Contact|
|Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA)||Cleveland||OH||15,199||10,236||Open||28.1 Miles||Contact|
|Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA)||Wooster||OH||954||225||Open||28.77 Miles||Contact|