Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority
3526 Lake Avenue Ashtabula, OH 44004


Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 4 projects which contain 555 affordable rental units. It also administers 534 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (51%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (49%) to that of all housing authorities in OH, Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority has a larger proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in OH.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority manages 4 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 80. The scores for properties managed by Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority range from a high of 84 to a low of 75.

The highest scoring property in the Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority portfolio is Bonniewood/glenwood Apartments and the lowest scoring property is Woodman/bardmoor/southwood Apartments.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 2014)

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority owns and manages 555 public housing units in 4 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Ashtabula Metropolitan Housing Authority is $217.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of OH ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (, 2013)

Waiting List Status:

The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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Section 8 Vouchers

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

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