Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA)

385 Center Street, Chardon, OH, 44024
(440)286-7413



Geauga County

Section 8 Voucher Wait List   Open
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  • Ending: Jul 23, 2018
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Starting from July 23rd through August 3rd, 2018, the Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) will be accepting applications for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list. 
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About Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA)

The Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority is committed to providing quality, affordable housing that is decent and safe, to eligible families in this community. We strive to make the best use of all available resources so that our residents may live in an environment that is clean, well maintained and attractive.


Mission Statement

Our goal is to manage our public housing units in a manner that is consistent with good financially sound property management practices. By taking advantage of available community and government resources, we intend to provide our residents with as many opportunities for economic self-sufficiency as we can identify. We endeavor to instill pride and a desire for an enhanced quality of life for our residents and their families. We are committed to serving our residents and this entire community in a manner that demonstrates professional courtesy, respect and caring.

Program Summary for Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA)

Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 243 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) administered a total of 171 Section 8 Vouchers. Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) is located at 385 Center Street, Chardon, OH, 44024 and serves the city of Chardon. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) at, (440)286-7413 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 1
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 171
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 243
Waiting list for the Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Geauga 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 Geauga 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 Geauga 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 Geauga 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
Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) Painesville OH 354 N/A Open 9.7 Miles Contact
New Avenues to Independence, Inc. New Avenues to Independence, Inc. Cleveland OH N/A N/A Open 17.54 Miles Contact
Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Cleveland OH 15,199 10,236 Open 22.55 Miles Contact
Parma Public Housing Agency Parma Public Housing Agency Parma OH N/A N/A Open 27.27 Miles Contact
Emerald Development and Economic Network, Inc. (EDEN) Emerald Development and Economic Network, Inc. (EDEN) Cleveland OH N/A N/A Open 27.84 Miles Contact
Portage MHA Portage MHA Ravenna OH 1,746 305 Open 29.75 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Geauga Metropolitan Housing Authority (GMHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
243
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Geauga County Quick Facts

Population: 94,295
Persons Per Household: 2.68
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 7.4%
Homeownership Rate: 86.6%
Housing Units: 36,590
Yearly Income Per Person: $34,455
Median Household Income: $67,663