About Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority

The Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing Public Housing Agency in Warren, Ohio.

The Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority serves Trumbull County, Warren, Mcdonald, Niles, Hubbard, Cortland, Newton Falls, Girard, Bolindale, Champion Heights, Churchill, Hilltop, Howland Center, Kinsman Center, Leavittsburg, Lordstown, McKinley Heights, Maplewood Park, Masury, Morgandale, Orangeville, South Canal, Vienna Center, West Hill, Yankee Lake, Brookfield Center and West Farmington.

Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority (TMHA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The TMHA offers five family public housing communities and six communities dedicated to senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 330-369-1533 during normal office hours.
2. Visit the TMHA to pick up an application, located at 4076 Youngstown Rd., SE., Warren, OH 44484 during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered to the address listed above. 

Be sure to bring these documents with you: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The TMHA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: elderly, disabled, displaced by natural disaster, veteran, employed, or homeless.

More information can be found by visiting the TMHA website at http://trumbulltmha.org/, or by calling 330-369-1533 during normal office hours.

Last Updated on 06/04/2015.

Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List: Closed

The Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority (TMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when the waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the TMHA website, or call the office at (330) 369-1533.

Last Updated on 07/14/2017.

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


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

As of the most recent VMS report, Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority manages 1,042 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 999 9 28 6
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $406 $275 $384 $940
Monthly Cost $405,872 $2,475 $10,750 $5,641

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Trumbull 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 8% having issued approximately 123 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 16 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $11,953 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 36% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 60% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 63% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 19% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 14% 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.

57% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 54% of households with children have a female head of household. 91% of all households were headed by a female.

68% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 65% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 20% include at least one person with a disability. 32% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 76% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

10% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 39% with 2 bedrooms and 50% 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 Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $321 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $476. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $165.



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 Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority

250 Tod Ave NW
Warren, Ohio
Riverview Apartments is a 354 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-3 bedroom apartments for rent in Warren. Rents at Riverview Apartments are Income Based.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Near Elderly (55+) Persons With Disabilities Senior (62+)
105 W Liberty St
Hubbard, Ohio
Hubbard Manor is a 162 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-2 bedroom apartments for rent in Hubbard. Rents at Hubbard Manor are Income Based.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Near Elderly (55+) Persons With Disabilities Senior (62+)
425 Seneca St
Niles, Ohio
Mckinley Towers is a 213 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-2 bedroom apartments for rent in Niles. Rents at Mckinley Towers are Income Based.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Near Elderly (55+) Persons With Disabilities Senior (62+)
1970 Hazelwood Ave, SE
Warren, Ohio
Trumbull Homes is a 292 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-4 bedroom apartments for rent in Warren. Rents at Trumbull Homes are Income Based.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing
377 Lane
Warren, Ohio
Highland Terrace is a 204 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 2-5 bedroom apartments for rent in Warren. Rents at Highland Terrace are Income Based.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Low Income Housing Tax Credit Project-Based Section 8 Accepts Housing Choice Vouchers

Apartment Communities managed by Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority

2325 Plaza Ave NE
Warren, Ohio
Kenmore Apartments is a 24 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 2 bedroom apartments for rent in Warren. Rents at Kenmore Apartments are Income Based.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
2300 Plaza Ave NE
Warren, Ohio
The Elms is a 200 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-2 bedroom apartments for rent in Warren. Rents at The Elms are Income Based.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance Persons With Disabilities Senior (62+)
601 W Park Ave
Hubbard, Ohio
West Park Manor is a 50 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-2 bedroom apartments for rent in Hubbard. Rents at West Park Manor are Income Based.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance Persons With Disabilities Pet Friendly Senior (62+)
3820 Forest Ridge Ct
Mineral Ridge, Ohio
Forest Ridge is a 50 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 2-4 bedroom apartments for rent in Mineral Ridge. Rents at Forest Ridge are Income Based.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
1123 North Rd
Niles, Ohio
Heaton House is a 50 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-2 bedroom apartments for rent in Niles. Rents at Heaton House are Income Based.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance Persons With Disabilities Senior (62+)