Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority
189 First Street Painesville, OH 44077

440-354-3347

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 240 affordable rental units. It also administers 1,457 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (14%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (86%) to that of all housing authorities in OH, Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority has a smaller 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 (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

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

Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 79. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Jackson Towers has a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 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. Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority owns and manages 240 public housing units in 1 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority is $253.00 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 (hud.gov, 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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Public Housing Projects

240

Public Housing Units

1,457

Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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