Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority

2626 Shyville Road
Piketon, Pike County, Ohio 45661

Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Piketon, Ohio that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of August 25th, 2019, Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority has 3 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Pike County, Ohio Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Emmitt Station Apartments Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority serves Pike County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Pike County, Ohio Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Emmitt Station Apartments Open Until Further Notice

Open Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Pike County, Ohio Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority (PMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list opened on July 3, 2017, and is open indefinitely. It was last open in May 2016.

To apply, complete the online application here.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Disabled, veteran, employed and earning at least minimum wage for 20 hours a week in the last six months.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the PMHA website, or by call the office at (740) 289-4534.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (740) 289-4534.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/28/2018.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority (PMHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for 2 and 3 Bedroom units.

Please note: The 1-Bedroom waiting list is currently closed.

The PMHA offers two Public Housing communities, Vansant Commons and Moore Meadows, with 97 total units.

To apply, pick up an application at the PMHA office, located at 2626 Shyville Rd, Piketon, OH.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address above. 

Be sure to include copies of these items with your application: Birth certificates, social security cards, and proof of all income for all household members, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Continuously employed for the last six months; veteran; head of household, co-head or spouse is disabled.

For more information, visit the PMHA website, or by call the office at (740) 289-4534.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 7402894534.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 04/29/2017.

Open Until Further Notice: Emmitt Station Apartments Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority (PMHA) is currently accepting Emmitt Station Apartments waiting list applications.

Emmit Station Apartments is a Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and Rural Development community with 40 total units; including 16 1-Bedroom units, 22 2-Bedroom units, and two 3-Bedroom units.

To apply, pick up an application at the PMHA office, located at 2626 Shyville Rd, Piketon, OH.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address above. 

Be sure to include copies of these items with your application: Birth certificates, social security cards, and proof of all income for all household members, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This waiting list has no preferences.

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

As of May 2017, this waiting list is about 1-2 years longer than the Public Housing waiting list.

For more information, visit the PMHA website, or by call the office at (740) 289-4534.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 7402894534.

Last Updated on 05/02/2017.

About Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority

More information about Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.pikemha.com/. Representatives of Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority may be available by phone at (740) 289-4534. Unless otherwise noted applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/25/2019, it is not known if Pike 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 Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority manages 529 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 522 4 3
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $378 $225 $257
Monthly Cost $197,201 $901 $771

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Pike 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 13% having issued approximately 41 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 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 12 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $11,530 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 70% were extremely low income (ELI). 17% 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 80% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 45% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 28% 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.

37% of households included children, 11% of which had two adults in the household. 31% of households with children have a female head of household. 72% of all households were headed by a female.

5% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 4% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 36% include at least one person with a disability. 57% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 91% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

21% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 38% with 2 bedrooms and 41% with 3 or more bedrooms. 37% 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 Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $298 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $464. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $193.



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 Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority

Vansant Commons

633 Market St
Piketon, OH
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Apartment Communities managed by Pike Metropolitan Housing Authority

Shyville Senior Living Apartments

2710 Shyville Rd
Piketon, OH
55+
HCV Welcome
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