February / 4 / 2019
New name, same great program – jumpSTART by LMHA (formerly family Self-Sufficiency program) is currently accepting applications. If you are looking for a job, a better job, want to go back to school, or have other goals that seem out of reach, jumpSTART is the program for you. Work with our jumpSTART case managers to remove obstacles between you and your dreams! Public Housing families contact James Jones at email@example.com or call 440-288-7433. HCVP families contact Jani Justice at firstname.lastname@example.org or 440-288-7485. Oh, did we mention you can also get some of your rent back too just by participating in jumpSTART! If you are ready to go to the next level, do not miss this opportunity! Contact us so we can tell you more about jumpSTART!
February / 1 / 2019
Effective February 2, 2019 the Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) has available for review and inspection its 2019 Annual Plan. Details are available at the LMHA offices at 1600/1604 Kansas Ave., Lorain, at all public housing management offices (listed at http://www.lmha.org/property-guide/), online at http://www.lmha.org/about-lmha/annual-reports/, and by TDD/TTY (800) 750-0750.
LMHA is interested in your comments. Submit them to LMHA/John McMahon 1600 Kansas Avenue, Lorain, OH 44052 or email@example.com. A public hearing will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday March 20, 2019 at the LMHA Main Office. All comments will be heard and discussed at this hearing.
October / 19 / 2018
Effective October 19, 2018 the Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) has available for review and inspection a Significant Amendment to its 2018 Annual Plan. Details are available at the LMHA offices at 1600/1604 Kansas Ave., Lorain, at all public housing management offices (listed at http://www.lmha.org/property-guide/), online at http://www.lmha.org/about-lmha/annual-reports/, and by TDD/TTY (800) 750-0750.
LMHA is interested in your comments. Submit them to LMHA/Megan Newson 1600 Kansas Avenue, Lorain, OH 44052 or firstname.lastname@example.org. A public hearing will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday December 5, 2018 at the LMHA Main Office. All comments will be heard and discussed at this hearing.
LMHA 2018 Annual Plan Sig Amend 10.11.2018
Memo residents Sig Amend Annual Plan 2018
September / 10 / 2018
Your input is very important to us. By sharing your thoughts in this year’s customer survey, you will help us meet these goals.
To have your voice as part of LMHA’s 2018 Customer Service Survey, use the link below and complete the survey before Sunday, September 30, 2018:
No Internet, No Problem! Use your site’s computer lab. If your site doesn’t have a computer lab, your management office will have a computer available. Just ask!
Need help with the computer? We can help you! A staff member of the Housing Authority will be happy to assist you with accessing the survey.
August / 31 / 2018
LORAIN, OH – THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Midwest Ohio Field Office Director, Pamela Ashby will join Mayor Chase Ritenauer and Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority Executive Director, Homer A. Virden to make a funding announcement that will increase safety and security in Lorain, Ohio.
Pamela Ashby, HUD Field Office Director
Mayor Chase Ritenauer
Homer A. Virden, Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority
WHEN: Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. ET
WHERE: Lakeview Plaza, 310 W 7th St, Lorain, OH 44052
August / 24 / 2018
Attached is a lists of the 500 applications randomly selected, and their current ranking on the HCVP waiting list.
Applicants can monitor the status of their application by calling our 24/7 Automated Status line at (440)288-7402 or by using the Tenant Portal.
Housing Choice Voucher (formerly Section 8) Random Selection Results
April / 16 / 2018
LMHA’s Proposed 2018 Annual Plan and Capital Fund Program Five-Year Action Plan
On April 16, 2018 LMHA submitted to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) its Board-approved 2018 Annual Plan, Public Housing Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy, HCVP Administrative Policy, and Capital Fund 5-Year Action Plan. If approved by HUD, these documents will become effective July 1, 2018.
Posted below are the above-listed documents; the challenged elements to the proposed plans; LMHA’s Certification of Compliance with the PHA Plan and Related Regulations; the Certifications of Consistency with Consolidated Plans from the Lorain County Administrators and the cities of Lorain, Elyria, Oberlin, and Amherst; the 2018 Capital Fund Program Grant; and the 2018 Capital Fund 5-Year Action Plan. The LMHA 5-Year Plan was submitted to HUD in 2017.
March / 1 / 2018
Effective February 2, 2018 the Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) has available for review and inspection the 2018 Annual Plan and Capital Fund Program 5-Year Action Plan at the LMHA Administrative Offices, 1600 Kansas Ave., Lorain, or on our website at http://www.lmha.org/about-lmha/annual-reports/
February / 20 / 2018
LMHA is proposing a modification to the Public Housing lease. Proposed changes may be viewed at: [link to PH Lease revision notice] and in the Pet policy lease attachment at [Pets]. Comments are due no later than March 26, 2018 and may be sent to: LMHA-Attention: Megan Newson, 1600 Kansas Ave, Lorain OH 44052 or email@example.com. Comments submitted shall be considered by LMHA before formal adoption of the change. Proposed changes to the LMHA Public Housing Lease are effective May 1, 2018.
12 ACO 10 Pets 7-14 disbursement.pdf
PH Lease revision notice.pdf