Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA)

1800 North Blanchard Street, Findlay, OH, 45840
(419)424-7848



Hancock County

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About Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA)

Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) was chartered in 1991 under the laws of the State of Ohio with the cooperation of the City of Findlay, the Hancock County Commissioners, the Hancock Regional Planning Commission, and local citizens.

HMHA administers HUD's Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and currently services Hancock, Wyandot, Putnam and Hardin Counties. The HCV Program provides rent subsidy assistance to eligible families. Families with a tenant-based voucher are able to choose from a variety of safe, affordable, privately-owned units.

In 1999 HMHA had funding to assist only 53 households. That number has increased over the years, and we are currently assisting over 700 families. HMHA has provided assistance to over 1700 families since 1991. HMHA generated over $3,000,000 in revenue in 2008 for assistance to families in its jurisdction.


Mission Statement

Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority's (HMHA's) mission is to provide safe, decent, and sanitary housing conditions for very low-income families and to manage resources efficiently in the administration of HUD's Housing Choice Voucher Program. HMHA's goal is to promote personal, economic and social upward mobiliy to provide families the opportunity to make the transition from subsidized to non-subsidized housing.

Program Summary for Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA)

Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) currently has Section 8 as its program type. Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) is located at 1800 North Blanchard Street, Findlay, OH, 45840 and serves the city of Findlay. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) at, (419)424-7848 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


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


2017 Income Limits for Hancock 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 Hancock 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
  • $24,300
  • $27,800
  • $31,250
  • $34,700
  • $37,500
  • $40,300
  • $43,050
  • $45,850
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $14,600
  • $16,650
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $38,850
  • $44,400
  • $49,950
  • $55,500
  • $59,950
  • $64,400
  • $68,850
  • $73,300

2017 Fair Market Rents for Hancock 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 Hancock County, OH:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$533 $537 $700 $989 $1045



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Sandusky MHA Sandusky MHA Fremont OH 334 48 Open 32.81 Miles Contact
Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) Lima OH 1,041 247 Open 33.19 Miles Contact
Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority Napoleon OH N/A N/A Open 34.41 Miles Contact
Henry Metropolitan Housing Authority Henry Metropolitan Housing Authority Napoleon OH 243 121 Open 34.41 Miles Contact
Bowling Green Housing Authority Bowling Green Housing Authority Napoleon OH N/A N/A Open 34.41 Miles Contact
Crawford MHA Crawford MHA Mansfield OH 301 154 Open 38.99 Miles Contact

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Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) Program Type:
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Hancock County Quick Facts

Population: 75,337
Persons Per Household: 2.4
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 20.6%
Homeownership Rate: 70.7%
Housing Units: 33,122
Yearly Income Per Person: $26,139
Median Household Income: $49,589