Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority
860 Walter Road
Medina, Medina County, OH

330-725-7531 http://www.mmha.org/

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Open Indefinitely

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on October 7th, 2016.

Please note: The Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority covers Medina County, OH.

The Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list opened on October 5, 2016 at 8:30 am ET, and will be open indefinitely. It was last open in April 2012.

There are three ways to apply:

  1. Pick up an application at the MMHA office, located at 850 Walter Rd, Medina, OH 44256, from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm.
  2. Request an application be mailed by calling (330) 725-7531, (330) 336-3606, or (330) 273-9072.
  3. Request an application be mailed by emailing mmha@mmha.org.
Once the application has been completed, it must be mailed or hand delivered to the MMHA office at the address above. A drop off box will be available for hand delivered applications submitted after office hours. Faxed and emailed applications will not be accepted.

There are no preferences.

Applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.

For more information, read the MMHA public notice, visit the MMHA website, or call the office at (330) 725-7531.

Public Housing Waiting List Status

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update June 4th, 2015.

The Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority is not accepting public housing waiting list applications at this time.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 85 affordable rental units. It also administers 530 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Medina 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 Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (14%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (86%) to that of all housing authorities in Ohio, Medina 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 Ohio.

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

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority scored an average of 93 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2003 and a low score of 81 in 2008. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Ohio is 82.91.

Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Ohio housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 7/11/12 Plan
2011 9/29/11 Plan
2010 8/17/10 Plan
2009 7/1/09 Plan
2008 6/16/08 Plan
2007 6/11/07 Plan
2006 11/28/06 Plan
2005 3/22/06 Plan
2004 9/8/04 Plan
2003 12/8/03 Plan
2002 1/14/02 Plan
2001 4/3/02 Plan
2000 10/30/00 Plan