Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority
Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of January 20th, 2021, Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority serves Tuscarawas County.
Open Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.
Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority Website: http://www.tuscarawasmha.org/.
Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority Phone: (330) 308-8099.
Open Until Further Notice:
Tuscarawas County, Ohio Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority (TMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, from July 2, 2018 at 8:00 am ET, until further notice. It was last open in April, 2017.
There are two ways to apply, during the opening period:
Download and print the application online here.
Pick up an application at the TMHA administrative office, located at 134 Second Street, SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio, 44663, from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm ET on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm ET on Wednesday and Friday.
Once the paper application has been completed, it must be:
On July 28, 2018 only, dropped off at Jim's Place, located at 228 West High Avenue, New Philadelphia, Ohio, 44663, from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm.
Starting July 24th, 2018, dropped off at the TMHA administrative office, located at 134 Second Street, SW, New Philadelphia, Ohio, 44663 on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 1:30 pm and 4:00 pm.
This waiting list has the following preferences: Veterans, persons living in an institution who are referred by a local assistance program.
Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.
For more information, read the TMHA public notice, or visit the TMHA website.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (330) 308-8099.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 06/13/2019.
About Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority
More information about Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.tuscarawasmha.org/.
Representatives of Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority may be available by phone at (330) 308-8099. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
HCV Portability Status
As of January 20th, 2021, it is not known if Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.
About the Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority manages 578 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:
||Standard ||Homeownership ||Tenant Protection ||Non-Elderly Disabled |
||519 ||3 ||31 ||25 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$337 ||$363 ||$279 ||$270 |
||$174,936 ||$1,089 ||$8,637 ||$6,741 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Tuscarawas 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 25% having issued approximately 23 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 8 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.8 persons and has a household income of $10,491 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 74% were extremely low income (ELI). 21% 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 76% 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, 47% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 31% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 19% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
33% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 31% of households with children have a female head of household. 77% of all households were headed by a female.
6% 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 Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 36% include at least one person with a disability. 54% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 85% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
47% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 33% with 2 bedrooms and 20% with 3 or more bedrooms. 17% 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 Tuscarawas Metropolitan Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $275 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $483. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $145.
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.