Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Jefferson County, Ohio.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice: Jefferson County, Ohio Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Jefferson County, Ohio Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority (JMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least November, 2019, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Open and print the application online. Select the "Section 8 Application" link.

Once the paper application has been completed, it must be mailed to:

Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority815 North Sixth AvenueSteubenville, OH 43952

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Natural Disaster
  • Government Action
  • Victim of Domestic Violence
  • HUD Disposition
  • 50% Of Income
  • Veteran or Veteran Family
  • Local Resident - Live/Work in Jefferson County
  • Elderly (62 and older)
  • Handicap/Disabled
  • JMHA Current Resident for 12 months or longer in good standing
  • Homeless

For more information, visit the JMHA website.

Open Until Further Notice: Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

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

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Open and print the application online. Select the "Public Housing Application" link.

Once the paper application has been completed, it must be mailed to:

Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority815 North Sixth AvenueSteubenville, OH 43952

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Natural Disaster
  • Government Action
  • Victim of Domestic Violence
  • HUD Disposition
  • 50% Of Income
  • Veteran or Veteran Family
  • Local Resident - Live/Work in Jefferson County
  • Elderly (62 and older)
  • Handicap/Disabled
  • JMHA Current Resident for 12 months or longer in good standing
  • Homeless

For more information, visit the JMHA website.

About The Agency

Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 1,499 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

815 6th Avenue North, Steubenville, OH

Visit Website(740) 282-0994

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority?

Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority serves 1,134 low-income households. The agency manages 824 Housing Choice Vouchers and 508 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 75 percent of households served by Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 95 percent of Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority households.

How many Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 215 households and make up 19 percent of households served by Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority?

There are 850 female-headed renter households living in Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 75% of those served by the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority renters?

Black 397
White 714
Hispanic 23

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority?

There are 340 households headed by seniors served by the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority. Senior households are 30% of households in Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority housing?

There are 283 persons with disabilities living in Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 25% of households served by the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority?

The Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority

Earl F Rodgers Plaza

423 S 5th St, Steubenville, Ohio 43952

John F Kennedy Apartments

815 N 6th Ave, Steubenville, Ohio 43952

Michael Myers Terrace

425 N 5th St, Toronto, Ohio 43964