Warren Metropolitan Housing Authority

990 E Ridge Drive
Lebanon, Warren County, Ohio 45036

Warren Metropolitan Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Lebanon, Ohio that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

Warren Metropolitan Housing Authority serves Warren County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Warren County, Ohio Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Warren Metropolitan Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Warren County, Ohio Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us.

Last Updated on 05/20/2018.

About Warren Metropolitan Housing Authority

More information about Warren Metropolitan Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://warrenmha.org/programs/housing-choice-vouchers/.

Representatives of Warren Metropolitan Housing Authority may be available by phone at (513) 695-1226. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/08/2019, it is not known if Warren 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 Warren Metropolitan Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Warren Metropolitan Housing Authority manages 787 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Ported Out Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 550 2 4 231
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $521 $677 $818 $355
Monthly Cost $286,579 $1,354 $3,273 $82,096

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Warren 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 21% having issued approximately 38 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 1 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 11 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $12,276 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 80% were extremely low income (ELI). 31% 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 64% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

8% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 54% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 15% 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.

48% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 44% of households with children have a female head of household. 77% of all households were headed by a female.

22% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 19% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Warren Metropolitan Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 25% include at least one person with a disability. 42% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 67% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

24% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 39% with 2 bedrooms and 37% with 3 or more bedrooms. 27% 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 Warren Metropolitan Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $328 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $609. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $133.



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.


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