Portage MHA

2832 State Route 59, Ravenna, OH, 44266
(330)297-1489



Portage County

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About Portage MHA

Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority provides low-income senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and families with a decent, safe, affordable place to call home.

In addition to housin, PMHA and its partners offer opportunities for an improved quality of life through supportive services for its residents.

PMHA offers a variety of housing and assistance options to the community. Apartments, single family homes, and group homes are amoung the housing you can find in the PMHA portfolio. In addition, tenant-based rrental vouchers offer even greater housing choice in affordable housing.


Mission Statement

Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority provides housing assistance to low-income persons and families through Federal housing programs. This aid helps families and individuals live in decent, safe and affordable housing while they strive for greater economic self-sufficiency.

Program Summary for Portage MHA

Portage MHA is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Portage MHA manages several funded programs and has a total of 305 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Portage MHA administered a total of 1,746 Section 8 Vouchers. Portage MHA currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Portage MHA is located at 2832 State Route 59, Ravenna, OH, 44266 and serves the city of Ravenna. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Portage MHA at, (330)297-1489 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Portage MHA compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 3
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 1,746
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 305
Waiting list for the Portage MHA is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Portage 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 Portage 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 Portage 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 Portage 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
Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) Akron OH 682 N/A Open 13.47 Miles Contact
Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) Canton OH 756 N/A Open 25.22 Miles Contact
Parma Public Housing Agency Parma Public Housing Agency Parma OH N/A N/A Open 26.85 Miles Contact
Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority (TMHA) Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority (TMHA) Warren OH 1,291 N/A Open 27.36 Miles Contact
Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Cleveland OH 15,199 10,236 Open 28.17 Miles Contact
Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) Chardon OH 171 243 Open 29.75 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Portage MHA Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
305
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Portage County Quick Facts

Population: 161,882
Persons Per Household: 2.57
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 20.9%
Homeownership Rate: 68.2%
Housing Units: 67,717
Yearly Income Per Person: $25,332
Median Household Income: $52,697