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 and Girard.

Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

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.

Summary

  • What: Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority Public Housing Opening
  • How To Apply:
    • In Person Application

Last Updated on 06/04/2015.

Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Open Indefinitely

Please note: The Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority covers Trumbull County, OH.
The Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority (TMHA) is currently accepting Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is NOT the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. The Section 8 Project-Based Voucher program operates similarly to Public Housing, in which tenants must live in a specific unit to receive housing assistance. For HCV information, please scroll down below the PBV section.

Please note: These waiting lists may have preferences. This means that applicants who qualify for these preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of these preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a long wait to receive assistance, or may not receive assistance from this office.

To apply, complete a pre-application at the property you wish to apply to. A list of properties can be found here. Scroll down to the header titled "SECTION 8 PROJECT- BASED APARTMENTS OWNED AND OPERATED BY WARREN HOUSING DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION (WHDC)."

The following preferences may appear on the waiting list you apply to: Elderly, disabled, victim of a federally declared disaster, working.

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.

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

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 05/24/2016.


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

As of March 31st, 2016 the Trumbull Metropolitan Housing Authority manages 1,009 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 966 9 29 5
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $401 $277 $395 $989
Monthly Cost $387,654 $2,497 $11,469 $4,947

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
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425 Seneca St
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Trumbull Homes is a 292 unit low income housing apartment community in Warren.
438 Lane Dr SW
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