Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority

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Closed: Mansfield, Ohio Section 8 HCV

The Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed

The MMHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of December 22, 2022, until January 1, 2023.

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

This waiting list had the the following preferences:

  • Veteran
  • Disabled

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information: Visit the MMHA website

Sources: This information was provided by the MMHA website on December 28, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Mansfield, Ohio.

Last Updated on 01/03/2023.

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About Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority

88 West 3rd Street, Mansfield, OH | Visit Website | (419) 524-0029

Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 1,855 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program..

In addition, Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority offers other programs for eligible households, including:

  • Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)
  • HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority is located in Richland County, OH.

Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.

Office Hours

Open today from 7:00am to 5:00pm ET.

Day Hours
Monday 7:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 7:00am-4:00pm

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

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority manages 1,749 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 1,655 1 25 5 48
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $443 $628 $597 $977 $332
Monthly Cost $732,535 $628 $14,937 $4,886 $15,922
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 20% having issued approximately 90 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 20 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 $9,584 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 75% were extremely low income (ELI). 23% 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 61% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

7% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 54% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% 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.

47% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 44% of households with children have a female head of household. 78% of all households were headed by a female.

46% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 45% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 23% include at least one person with a disability. 37% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 70% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

25% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 39% with 3 or more bedrooms. 29% 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 Mansfield Metropolitan Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $239 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $464. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $114.

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.