Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Ashland County and Wayne County, Ohio.

Waiting List
Open Now: Interfaith Properties Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Wayne, Holmes, and Ashland County, Ohio Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed:  Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Townview Terrace, Assisted Living Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Shreve Manor Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Secrest Village Apartments Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List Learn More

Open Now: Interfaith Properties Other Project Based Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Project Based rental housing assistance in Wayne, Holmes, and Ashland County, Ohio.

The Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) is accepting Interfaith Properties waiting list applications from June 1, 2024, until August 31, 2024. This is the first time the waiting list has been open since it closed in March, 2023.

This waiting list is for the following:

  • Interfaith Properties has 16 units scattered around the City of Wooster. Included are 10 three to four bedroom single family homes and 3 one to three bedroom duplexes.

Preferences

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selection Process

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

Application Method

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the application at the WMHA main office, located at 345 N Market St, Wooster, OH 44691, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

For more information, visit the WMHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the WMHA notice on May 29, 2024.

Closed: Wayne, Holmes, and Ashland County, Ohio Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Wayne, Holmes, and Ashland County, Ohio.

The Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from November 1, 2023, until January 31, 2024. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen. This waiting list was last open in March, 2023.

To apply while the waiting list was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the WMHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the WMHA on October 18, 2023.

Closed:  Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental housing assistance in Wayne, Holmes, and Ashland County, Ohio.

The Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) last accepted Public Housing program waiting list applications from June 5, 2023, until January 1, 2024. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Income limit information could be found here.

Preferences have not been confirmed.

It was not yet known how selected applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the WMHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the WMHA website notice on December 21, 2023.

Closed: Townview Terrace, Assisted Living Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Senior and Disabled Public Housing rental housing assistance in Wooster, Ohio.

The Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) last accepted Senior and Disabled Assisted Living Public Housing waiting list applications for apartments at Townview Terrace from the earliest confirmed open date of February 27, 2023, until the earliest confirmed close date of October 18, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

Preferences have not been confirmed.

It was not yet known how selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the WMHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the WMHA website notice on October 18, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Shreve Manor Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Senior and Disabled rental housing assistance in Shreve, Ohio.

The Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) is accepting waiting list applications for Shreve Manor apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of October 18, 2023, until further notice. This is the first time the waiting list has been open since it closed in March, 2023.

This waiting list is for the following property:

  • Shreve Manor located at 208 E. South St. Shreve, Ohio. Offering 1 and 2-bedroom units for elderly or disabled persons.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the application at the WMHA main office, located at 345 N Market St, Wooster, OH 44691, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

The maximum income limits for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 Person $50,350 | 3 Persons $63,200
  • 2 Persons $56,800 | 4 Persons $69,600

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the WMHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the WMHA website notice on October 18, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Secrest Village Apartments Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Senior and Disabled rental housing assistance in Wooster, Ohio.

The Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) is accepting Elderly and Disabled waiting list applications for Secrest Village apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of October 18, 2023, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following property:

  • Secrest Village is located at 3666 Secrest Rd. Wooster, Ohio 44691. Offering 1-bedroom and efficiency units.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the application at the WMHA main office, located at 345 N Market St, Wooster, OH 44691, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the WMHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the WMHA website notice on October 18, 2023.

About The Agency

Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 1,179 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

345 North Market Street, Wooster, OH

Visit Website(330) 264-2727

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority?

Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority serves 1,003 low-income households. The agency manages 961 Housing Choice Vouchers and 215 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 74 percent of households served by Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 96 percent of Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority households.

How many Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 220 households and make up 22 percent of households served by Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority.

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

There are 752 female-headed renter households living in Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 75% of those served by the Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority.

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

Black 80
Native American 10
White 893
Hispanic 10

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

There are 310 households headed by seniors served by the Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority. Senior households are 31% of households in Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 310 persons with disabilities living in Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 31% of households served by the Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority.

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

The Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority is rated as a standard 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.

How often does Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on November 1, 2023 and closed on January 31, 2024.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Wayne Metropolitan Housing Authority

Shreve Manor

208 E South St, Shreve, Ohio 44676

bed 1-2

Secrest Village

3666 Secrest Rd, Wooster, Ohio 44691

bed Studio-1

Northgate Apartments

1354 Perkins Dr, Wooster, Ohio 44691

Townview Terrace

200 S Market St, Wooster, Ohio 44691