Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority

325 Moore Street
East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio 43920

Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in East Liverpool, Ohio that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of January 17th, 2020, Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority serves Columbiana County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Columbiana County, Ohio Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least November, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the CMHA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in East Liverpool and Wellsville, Ohio. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (330) 386-5970.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/20/2019.

Other Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Columbiana County, Ohio Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the CMHA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Columbiana County, Ohio.

Last Updated on 11/20/2019.

About Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority

More information about Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.cmhamove.com/.

Representatives of Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority may be available by phone at (330) 386-5970. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 01/17/2020, it is not known if Columbiana 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.


About the Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority manages 324 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:

Standard
Vouchers 324
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $400
Monthly Cost $129,692

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 22% having issued approximately 21 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 4 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 9 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $9,747 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 79% were extremely low income (ELI). 20% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 70% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 57% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 15% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

47% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 43% of households with children have a female head of household. 79% of all households were headed by a female.

7% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 5% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 25% include at least one person with a disability. 47% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 69% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

34% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 31% with 3 or more bedrooms. 20% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $244 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $501. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $140.



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.


Public Housing Operated by Columbiana Metropolitan Housing Authority

Fawcett Apartments

325 Moore St
East Liverpool, OH

Labelle Terrace

650 E 4th St
East Liverpool, OH

Shoub Towers

500 Main St
Wellsville, OH