Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority

860 Walter Road
Medina, Medina County, Ohio 44256

Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 23rd, 2021, Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority serves Medina County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Santee Landing Apartments Open Until Further Notice
Medina County, Ohio Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority Public Housing Closed

Open Medina 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.

Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority Website: http://www.mmha.org/.

Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority Phone: (330) 725-7531.

COVID-19 Update:

As of August 11, 2021, the MMHA website states, "The MMHA has temporarily closed its offices to the public although our staff is here and working to serve you".

More information is available here.

Open Until Further Notice: Santee Landing Apartments Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) waiting list for 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Santee Landing Apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted from February 21, 2021, until further notice.

  • Santee Landing Apartments is under construction at 455 Seville Road in Wadsworth, Ohio, with leasing anticipated to begin in October, 2021.

There are four ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Complete the online application here.
  2. Pick up a paper application from the MMHA, located at 850 Walter Road Medina, Ohio 44256. 
  3. Call the MMHA at (330) 336-3606 to request an application.
  4. Send an email to mmha@mmha.org.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the MMHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MMHA on August 11, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Wadsworth, Ohio.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (330) 336-3606.

Last Updated on 08/11/2021.

Other Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Medina County, Ohio Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from August 12, 2021, until an unconfirmed close date in August, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were five ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. In person at the Medina County Fairgrounds Community Center.
  3. Pick up a paper application from the MMHA office foyer.
  4. Call the MMHA to request an application by email or mail.
  5. Send an email to the MMHA.

Once the application was completed, it was either:

  1. Mailed to the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority.
  2. Dropped off at the MMHA drop box.

Please note: According to the MMHA, "Please know that completed e-mailed applications will not be accepted."

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received.

The waiting list closed after 500 applications were received.

For more information, visit the MMHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MMHA on August 23, 2021.

Service Area

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

Last Updated on 08/23/2021.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority (MMHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the MMHA website.

Last Updated on 08/11/2021.

About Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority

More information about Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.mmha.org/.

Representatives of Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority may be available by phone at (330) 725-7531. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/23/2021, it is not known if Medina 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 Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority manages 598 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 Tenant Protection Ported Out Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 581 1 5 1 10
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $464 $480 $671 $882 $391
Monthly Cost $269,733 $480 $3,355 $882 $3,913

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Medina 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 20% having issued approximately 27 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 10 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 51 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $12,582 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 70% were extremely low income (ELI). 24% of households had wages as a major source of income, 0% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 71% 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, 54% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 22% 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.

41% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 38% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.

20% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 17% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 23% include at least one person with a disability. 44% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 45% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

43% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 21% with 3 or more bedrooms. 19% 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 Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $320 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $504. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $125.



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 Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority

North View Manor

860 Walter Rd
Medina, Ohio

Low Income Housing Managed by Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority

Menwa Apartments

531 High St
Wadsworth, Ohio
Subsidized

Wadsworth Tower

190 Main St
Wadsworth, Ohio
Subsidized

Southwick Apartments

4375 Southwick Blvd
Brunswick, Ohio

South Court Senior Villas

171 High Point Dr
Medina, Ohio
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+