Emerald Development And Economic Network

7812 Madison Avenue
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44102

Emerald Development And Economic Network is a Public Housing Agency in Cleveland, Ohio that participates in the Mainstream Voucher, and Shelter Plus Care programs.

Emerald Development And Economic Network serves Cuyahoga County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Emerald Development And Economic Network Waiting Lists

Closed: City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Emerald Development And Economic Network (EDEN) Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from December 9, 2019, until December 11, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to EDEN, "All applicants head or co-head must have a disability in order to be eligible for Mainstream Vouchers."

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Meets HUD’s definition of literally homeless currently or within the prior 24-months (10 points)
  • Currently in a Continuum of Care (CoC) or similar Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) or Rapid Rehousing (RRH) program (10 pts). 
  • Income is at or under extremely low income levels (10pts). 
  • Income is at or under very low income levels (5pts).  
  • Victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking who have been seeking an emergency transfer under VAWA from other covered housing programs operated by EDEN.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the EDEN website.

Sources: This information was verified by a the EDEN website, as of December 5, 2019.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

Last Updated on 12/11/2019.

About Emerald Development And Economic Network

More information about Emerald Development And Economic Network can be found on its website at https://www.edeninc.org/.

Representatives of Emerald Development And Economic Network may be available by phone at (216) 961-9690. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Open today from 8:30am to 5:00pm ET.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:30am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
HCV Portability Status

Emerald Development And Economic Network does not participate in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, so voucher holders cannot port to this housing authority. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Emerald Development And Economic Network Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Emerald Development And Economic Network manages 0 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Vouchers
Monthly Cost Per Voucher
Monthly Cost

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Emerald Development And Economic Network

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 2% having issued approximately 23 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 134 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.6 persons and has a household income of $10,856 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 82% were extremely low income (ELI). 4% 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 93% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

-1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 38% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 38% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 24% 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.

19% of households included children, -1% of which had two adults in the household. 18% of households with children have a female head of household. 73% of all households were headed by a female.

87% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 82% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Emerald Development And Economic Network Housing Choice Voucher program, 61% include at least one person with a disability. 100% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 100% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

27% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 51% with 2 bedrooms and 22% with 3 or more bedrooms. 47% 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 Emerald Development And Economic Network voucher holders in 2016 was $306 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $500. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $137.



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 Emerald Development And Economic Network

Inez Killingsworth Pointe

4175 East 131st St
Cleveland, OH
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1 BR
HCV Welcome
Referral Required