Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA)

100 W Cedar Street, Akron, OH, 44307
(330)762-9631



Summit County

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About Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA)

The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority is a public agency chartered by the State of Ohio, funded in part through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide subsidized housing for eligible citizens of Summit County.

We, as a public agency, with the support of our board of trustees and a commitment from all staff, have a shared responsibility to provide results-oriented, quality work and services for our customers.

AMHA is committed to and responsible for providing attractive, safe and affordable housing options and services for all eligible families, elderly and individuals with special needs, in a professional and caring manner.

Additional Information

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.



Mission Statement

The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority is committed to building stronger neighborhoods by providing quality housing options and professional services for eligible residents of Summit County in partnership with the greater community.

Program Summary for Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA)

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.


Current Status Active
Size of Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
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


2017 Income Limits for Summit County, OH

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:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $23,450
  • $26,800
  • $30,150
  • $33,450
  • $36,150
  • $38,850
  • $41,500
  • $44,200
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,050
  • $16,050
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $37,450
  • $42,800
  • $48,150
  • $53,500
  • $57,800
  • $62,100
  • $66,350
  • $70,650

2017 Fair Market Rents 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:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$516 $594 $790 $1016 $1089



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Portage MHA Portage MHA Ravenna OH 1,746 305 Open 13.47 Miles Contact
Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) Medina OH 530 85 Open 18.38 Miles Contact
Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) Canton OH 756 N/A Open 20.93 Miles Contact
Parma Public Housing Agency Parma Public Housing Agency Parma OH N/A N/A Open 24.24 Miles Contact
Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Cleveland OH 15,199 10,236 Open 28.1 Miles Contact
Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) Wooster OH 954 225 Open 28.77 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
4,557
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Summit County Quick Facts

Population: 541,943
Persons Per Household: 2.42
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 22.6%
Homeownership Rate: 67.9%
Housing Units: 244,648
Yearly Income Per Person: $27,818
Median Household Income: $49,669