Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority

50 S High Street
Logan, Hocking County, Ohio 43138

Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 19th, 2021, Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority serves Hocking County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority Phone: (740) 385-3883.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List
The Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The HMHA offers three public housing communities with 179 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Visit the HMHA office to pick up an application, located at 33601 Pine Ridge Dr, Logan, OH 43138 during normal office hours.
2. Request an application be mailed to you by calling (740) 385-3883 during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The HMHA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: veteran, live and/or work in Hocking, victim of domestic violence, elderly, disabled, homeless.

For more information the HMHA can be reached by calling (740) 385-3883 during normal office hours.


Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (740)385-3883.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/01/2015.

About Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority

Representatives of Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority may be available by phone at (740) 385-3883. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/19/2021, it is not known if Hocking 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 Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority manages 276 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Homeownership
Vouchers 270 6
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $358 $310
Monthly Cost $96,640 $1,858

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Hocking 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 23% having issued approximately 13 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 7 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 16 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.8 persons and has a household income of $10,075 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 11% of households had wages as a major source of income, 4% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 78% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 41% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 31% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 25% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

29% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 23% of households with children have a female head of household. 68% of all households were headed by a female.

4% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 2% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 46% include at least one person with a disability. 76% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 77% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

55% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 30% with 2 bedrooms and 15% with 3 or more bedrooms. 23% 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 Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $268 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $448. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $132.



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 Apartments Operated by Hocking Metropolitan Housing Authority

Senior High Rise

50 S High St
Logan, Ohio

Logan Village Apartments

444 E 2nd St
Logan, Ohio