Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Hamilton, Ohio that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of September 22nd, 2019, Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority serves Butler County.
|Public Housing||Open Until Further Notice|
|Butler County, Ohio Housing Choice Voucher||Closed|
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List
The Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority (BMHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently open. Pre-applications are being accepted from September 3, 2019 at 8:00 am ET, until further notice.
There are two ways to apply during the opening period:
Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be either:
Preferences have not yet been confirmed.
It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via the BMHA main office from 8:00 am ET- 4:30 pm ET Monday - Thursday. For further assistance please contact us at (513) 868-5271 or Spanish (513) 868-5220..
Last Updated on 09/06/2019.
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority (BMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted November 1, 2016, until November 3, 2016. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.
To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.
Preferences have not yet been confirmed.
Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.
For more information, visit the BMHA website.
Last Updated on 09/04/2019.
More information about Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://butlermetro.org/.
As of 09/22/2019, it is not known if Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.
As of the most recent VMS report, Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority manages 1,963 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:
|Standard||Homeownership||Tenant Protection||Ported Out||VASH||Non-Elderly Disabled|
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher||$629||$517||$539||$682||$545||$442|
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 4% having issued approximately 516 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 53 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $13,046 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 75% were extremely low income (ELI). 29% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 59% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 61% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 15% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
55% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 52% of households with children have a female head of household. 85% of all households were headed by a female.
47% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 44% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 23% include at least one person with a disability. 38% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 85% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
15% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 49% with 3 or more bedrooms. 26% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $338 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $644. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $164.
1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.