Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA)

345 N. Market Street, Wooster, OH, 44691
(330)264-2727



Wayne County

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About Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA)

The Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority was founded in 1969 as a political subdivision of the State of Ohio. This public agency, funded in part through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, provides subsidized housing for eligible citizens of Wayne County.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority is to assist low-income families and individuals with safe, decent and affordable housing opportunities as they strive to improve the quality of their lives. The Housing Authority is committed to operating in an efficient, ethical and professional manner by adhering to its own Core Values and fostering partnerships with its clients and appropriate community agencies.

Program Summary for Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA)

Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 225 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) administered a total of 954 Section 8 Vouchers. Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) is located at 345 N. Market Street, Wooster, OH, 44691 and serves the city of Wooster. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) at, (330)264-2727 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 3
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 954
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 225
Waiting list for the Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Wayne 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 Wayne 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
  • $21,650
  • $24,750
  • $27,850
  • $30,900
  • $33,400
  • $35,850
  • $38,350
  • $40,800
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $13,000
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,800
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $34,650
  • $39,600
  • $44,550
  • $49,450
  • $53,450
  • $57,400
  • $61,350
  • $65,300

2017 Fair Market Rents for Wayne 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 Wayne County, OH:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$527 $580 $736 $921 $1014



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) Medina OH 530 85 Open 24.46 Miles Contact
Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) Akron OH 682 N/A Open 28.77 Miles Contact
Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) Canton OH 756 N/A Open 29.76 Miles Contact
Seneca Metropolitan Housing Authority Seneca Metropolitan Housing Authority Mansfield OH 62 28 Open 30.03 Miles Contact
Huron MHA Huron MHA Mansfield OH 572 N/A Open 30.08 Miles Contact
Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority (TMHA Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority (TMHA New Philadelphia OH 144 364 Open 33.63 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
225
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Wayne County Quick Facts

Population: 115,537
Persons Per Household: 2.61
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 16.5%
Homeownership Rate: 73.2%
Housing Units: 45,725
Yearly Income Per Person: $23,061
Median Household Income: $49,135