Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Lawrence County and Scioto County, Ohio.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice: Scioto and Lawrence County, Ohio Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Efficiency, One, Two, Three, and Four-Bedroom, Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Scioto and Lawrence County, Ohio Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

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

To apply during the opening period, visit the PMHA Administrative Office, located at 410 Court Street Portsmouth, OH 45662, from 8:00 am until 11:30 am ET, Monday-Friday.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the PMHA website.

Open Until Further Notice: Efficiency, One, Two, Three, and Four-Bedroom, Public Housing Waiting List

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

According to the PMHA, it "owns and maintains 886 rental units located in Portsmouth, New Boston, Sciotoville, West Portsmouth and Wheelersburg consisting of houses, apartments, townhomes and high-rise buildings. The complexes include Wayne Hills, Farley Square, Alexandria House, Hudson House, Cliffside House, Miller Manor, Lett Terrace and Scattered Sites.  Efficiency apartments, one, two, three and four bedroom units are available, but there is a waiting list for all bedroom sizes."

To apply during the opening period, visit the PMHA Administrative Office, located at 410 Court Street Portsmouth, OH 45662, from 8:00 am until 11:30 am ET, Monday-Friday.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the PMHA website.

About The Agency

Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 1,264 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

410 Court Street, Portsmouth, OH

Visit Website(740) 354-4547

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How large is the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority?

Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority serves 1,199 low-income households. The agency manages 628 Housing Choice Vouchers and 609 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 79 percent of households served by Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 95 percent of Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority households.

How many Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 215 households and make up 18 percent of households served by Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.

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

There are 899 female-headed renter households living in Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 75% of those served by the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.

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

Black 84
Native American 12
White 1,091
Hispanic 12

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

There are 311 households headed by seniors served by the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority. Senior households are 26% of households in Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 359 persons with disabilities living in Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 30% of households served by the Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority.

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

The Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority is rated as a high 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 Portsmouth Metropolitan Housing Authority

M. Miller N Lett Manor

1111 Boren Blvd, Wheelersburg, Ohio 45694

M. Miller N Lett Manor

11 Clayton Ct, West Portsmouth, Ohio 45663

Portsmouth Townhouses I

1304 Union St, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

Geo. W Farley Square

1202 Robinson Ave, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

Alexandria House

811 Findlay St, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

Hudson House

610 5th St, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662

Cliffside House

3983 Gallia St, New Boston, Ohio 45662

Wayne Hills

1701 Kendall Ave, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662