Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA)

1600 Kansas Ave., Lorain, OH, 44052
(440) 288-1600



Lorain County

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About Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA)

Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority offers various affordable housing programs. Our housing programs include Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8), Elderly Housing (LCEHC), Market Rate, and Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC).

Since 1938, Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) has provided decent, safe and affordable housing for the low-income citizens of Lorain County. Federally subsidized through the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Housing Authority's Public Housing Program and the Section 8 Program provide housing subsidy in a variety of apartments giving low income individuals the opportunity to live in dignity while paying an affordable rent.

As the largest landlord in Lorain County LMHA has achieved its original focus to provide decent, safe and affordable housing for low income residents. LMHA strives to partner with local agencies to provide programs and activities to enrich the lives of its residents: youth, adults, elderly and physically challenged.

Satisfied residents are the business of Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority.


Mission Statement

The Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority is committed to providing safe, decent, and affordable housing for the residents of Lorain County. LMHA strives to be a national pacesetter among housing providers.

Program Summary for Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA)

Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) administered a total of 329 Section 8 Vouchers. Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) is located at 1600 Kansas Ave., Lorain, OH, 44052 and serves the city of Lorain. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) at, (440) 288-1600 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 329
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Lorain 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 Lorain 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
  • $23,350
  • $26,650
  • $30,000
  • $33,300
  • $36,000
  • $38,650
  • $41,300
  • $44,000
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,000
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $37,350
  • $42,650
  • $48,000
  • $53,300
  • $57,600
  • $61,850
  • $66,100
  • $70,400

2017 Fair Market Rents for Lorain 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 Lorain County, OH:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$524 $626 $781 $1027 $1088



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Emerald Development and Economic Network, Inc. (EDEN) Emerald Development and Economic Network, Inc. (EDEN) Cleveland OH N/A N/A Open 21.68 Miles Contact
Parma Public Housing Agency Parma Public Housing Agency Parma OH N/A N/A Open 24.6 Miles Contact
Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) Medina OH 530 85 Open 26.56 Miles Contact
Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Cleveland OH 15,199 10,236 Open 27.26 Miles Contact
Erie Metropolitan Housing Authority (EMHA) Erie Metropolitan Housing Authority (EMHA) Sandusky OH 1,047 227 Open 28.31 Miles Contact
New Avenues to Independence, Inc. New Avenues to Independence, Inc. Cleveland OH N/A N/A Open 31.64 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
1,376
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Lorain County Quick Facts

Population: 304,216
Persons Per Household: 2.5
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 17.8%
Homeownership Rate: 71.6%
Housing Units: 127,951
Yearly Income Per Person: $26,030
Median Household Income: $51,816