Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority (KMHA)

201a West High Street, Mt. Vernon, OH, 43050
(740) 397-8787



Knox County

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About Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority (KMHA)

KMHA was created in 1975 to administer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program for Knox County. KMHA is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio, and is regulated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority is governed by a five member Board of Commissioners appointed by various local elected officials within the City of Mount Vernon and Knox County.


Mission Statement

The mission of Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority is to be a leader in the community by providing an equal opportunity for decent, safe and affordable housing for all eligible persons. We are committed to operating in a professional, efficient, and ethical manner. The Authority will support and encourage family self-sufficiency, and promote equal housing opportunities.

Program Summary for Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority (KMHA)

Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority (KMHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority (KMHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority (KMHA) administered a total of 674 Section 8 Vouchers. Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority (KMHA) currently has Section 8 as its program type. Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority (KMHA) is located at 201a West High Street, Mt. Vernon, OH, 43050 and serves the city of Mt. Vernon. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority (KMHA) at, (740) 397-8787 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority (KMHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 674
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority (KMHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Knox 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 Knox 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
  • $21,400
  • $24,450
  • $27,500
  • $30,550
  • $33,000
  • $35,450
  • $37,900
  • $40,350
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $12,850
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,350
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $34,250
  • $39,150
  • $44,050
  • $48,900
  • $52,850
  • $56,750
  • $60,650
  • $64,550

2017 Fair Market Rents for Knox 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 Knox County, OH:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$529 $563 $730 $997 $1106



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Morrow Metropolitan Housing Authority Morrow Metropolitan Housing Authority Mt Gilead OH N/A N/A Open 21.76 Miles Contact
Licking Metropolitan Housing Authority  (LMHA) Licking Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) Newark OH 1,030 100 Open 23.7 Miles Contact
Huron MHA Huron MHA Mansfield OH 572 N/A Open 25.56 Miles Contact
Seneca Metropolitan Housing Authority Seneca Metropolitan Housing Authority Mansfield OH 62 28 Open 31.58 Miles Contact
Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority Delaware Metropolitan Housing Authority Delaware OH N/A N/A Open 32.28 Miles Contact
Coshocton Metropolitan Housing Authority Coshocton Metropolitan Housing Authority Coshocton OH 2,183 1,201 Open 34.52 Miles Contact

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Knox Metropolitan Housing Authority (KMHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
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Knox County Quick Facts

Population: 61,167
Persons Per Household: 2.54
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 13.9%
Homeownership Rate: 71.4%
Housing Units: 25,297
Yearly Income Per Person: $23,878
Median Household Income: $49,750