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Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority is committed to providing safe, decent, and affordable housing for the residents of Lorain County.

Find housing programs in Lorain County that meet your needs today.

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View our full lists of LMHA housing options and the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)
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Learn more about how our Resident Services Department can help Lorain County residents live comfortable, even after housing needs have been met.

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Landlords, subsidize your properties with help from LMHA.

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Find out how you can subsidize your unit and receive our landlord packet.
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LMHA does not provide emergency housing or services. If you are homeless or on the verge of homelessness and need immediate assistance, click here for a list of emergency service providers.

Recent News & Events

Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Waiting List to Open Temporarily.

The Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) has determined to temporarily open the Housing Choice Voucher waiting list. 1,500 applicants will be randomly selected to be placed on the waiting list. It is projected it will take two years to serve all the families placed on the waiting list. LMHA will be temporarily ...

11/14/2016 - 9 weeks ago

Notice - PH Waiting List Closing

    Effective 11:59 p.m., October 14, 2016, Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority will stop accepting online applications.    All applications received prior to 11:59 p.m. on October 14th will be processed according to LMHA’s approved policies, which are available at  All applicants who applied prior to the closing of the Waiting List must ...

9/30/2016 - 16 weeks ago

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