Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA)

600 S Main Street, Lima, OH, 45804

Allen County

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About Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA)

Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) are striving to provide with the very best in affordable housing services. We have a lot to offer the community and are excited about this additional source of information regarding our services.

Mission Statement

Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) will provide affordable, decent, save, and sanitary housing, while promoting economic opportunities for families.

Program Summary for Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA)

Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 247 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) administered a total of 1,041 Section 8 Vouchers. Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) is located at 600 S Main Street, Lima, OH, 45804 and serves the city of Lima. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) at, (419)228-6065 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 6
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 1,041
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 247
Waiting list for the Allen Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) is currently Open

2017 Income Limits for Auglaize 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 Auglaize County, OH:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $22,650
  • $25,850
  • $29,100
  • $32,300
  • $34,900
  • $37,500
  • $40,100
  • $42,650
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $13,600
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $36,200
  • $41,400
  • $46,550
  • $51,700
  • $55,850
  • $60,000
  • $64,150
  • $68,250

2017 Fair Market Rents for Auglaize 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 Auglaize County, OH:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$505 $534 $710 $958 $1124

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) Shelby Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) Sidney OH 219 175 Open 30.59 Miles Contact
Logan County MHA Logan County MHA Bellefontaine OH 55 56 Open 31.06 Miles Contact
Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) Findlay OH N/A N/A Open 33.2 Miles Contact
Decatur Housing Authority Decatur Housing Authority Decatur IN 178 N/A Open 43.24 Miles Contact
Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority Williams Metropolitan Housing Authority Napoleon OH N/A N/A Open 45.34 Miles Contact
Henry Metropolitan Housing Authority Henry Metropolitan Housing Authority Napoleon OH 243 121 Open 45.34 Miles Contact

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

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Auglaize County Quick Facts

Population: 45,841
Persons Per Household: 2.49
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 12.7%
Homeownership Rate: 74.6%
Housing Units: 19,577
Yearly Income Per Person: $25,323
Median Household Income: $52,239