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0 (efficiency) and 1 Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Reopening

by Administrator March / 16 / 2021

The Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) is accepting pre-applications for the Public Housing Program waiting list for the 0 (efficiency) and 1 bedroom waiting lists. Pre-applications can be downloaded here. Paper forms are available at the entrance of LMHA’s Main Office, 1600 Kansas Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052. Completed pre-applications must be sent via US mail to LMHA PH-WL, P.O. Box 1010 Lorain, Ohio 44055 to be accepted. Applications submitted by any other means will not be eligible. Only one pre-application accepted per household. Only one pre-application per envelope.

http://www.lmha.org/housing-programs/public-housing/how-do-i-apply/ 

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Effective February 22, 2021, the Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority

by Administrator February / 22 / 2021

Effective February 22, 2021, the Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) has its 2021 Annual Plan and Capital Fund Program 5-Year Action Plan available for review and inspection online at http://www.lmha.org/about-lmha/annual-reports/. The documents will be made available electronically at the LMHA Main Office, 1600 Kansas Ave., Lorain, OH, at all public housing management offices (listed at http://www.lmha.org/property-guide/), 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 jmcmaho@lmha.org. A public hearing will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday April 7, 2021 via Zoom. The link will be posted at www.lmha.org. Or, join by phone: (312) 626-6799; Meeting ID: 844 7911 1626; Passcode: 354478. All comments will be heard and discussed at this hearing.

To join Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority’s Public Hearing via Zoom on April 7, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., use this link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84479111626?pwd=MG5lejhDVm5iK2VhSWhOVU1STG1oZz09 

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Closed President's Day

by Administrator February / 12 / 2021
LMHA offices are closed on Monday February 15, 2021 in honor of Presidents’ Day. In case of maintenance emergencies, call the work order number (440)288-7400. Thank you!

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Important notice to LMHA residents and HCVP participants!

by Administrator January / 12 / 2021

The eviction moratorium issued by the CDC on September 4, 2020 has been extended through June 30, 2021.  Rent is not forgiven, but there is protection from eviction for tenants affected by COVID-19. To determine eligibility and for more information, please read this Notice of Eviction Moratorium from LMHA’s Executive Director, Judith Carlin, and the Tenant Submission form.  Also see the FAQs posted at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/eviction-moratoria-order-faqs.pdf

 

Notice of Eviction Moratorium 2.3.21.pdf 

Tenant Submission CDC Rent Relief 1 11 2021.pdf 

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Now accepting applications for the February 2021 Homeownership program virtual classes

by Administrator January / 5 / 2021

Now accepting applications for the Homeownership program classes February 20th and 27th , 2021. Review the eligibility criteria on the second page of the flyer. If you believe you are eligible, email jjustice@lmha.org to have your application mailed to you. All applications AND verifications due by January 29, 2021. Email Jani Justice at jjustice@lmha.org or more information.

 

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0 (efficiency) and 1 Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Reopening

by Administrator December / 16 / 2020

The Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) will be accepting pre-applications for the Public Housing Program waiting list for the 0 (efficiency) and 1 bedroom waiting lists from January 4, 2021 to February 5, 2021. Pre-applications can be downloaded from www.lmha.org. Paper forms are available at the entrance of LMHA’s Main Office, 1600 Kansas Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052. Completed pre-applications must be sent via US mail to LMHA PH-WL, P.O. Box 1010 Lorain, Ohio 44055 and must be postmarked by February 5, 2021 to be accepted. Applications submitted by any other means will not be eligible. Only one pre-application accepted per household. Only one pre-application per envelope.

Upon receipt, LMHA will retain in order based on bedroom size and the date received. On each Monday and Wednesday, LMHA will select a pre-determined number of applications per needed bedroom size in order of their receipt. The number selected will be in accordance with LMHA’s operational needs. LMHA will contact those selected only by the phone number or email provided on the pre-application to begin screening for eligibility.

The Public Housing 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 bedroom waiting lists will remain open during this time.

Reapertura Listas de Espera de Vivienda Pública de 0 (eficiencia) y 1 dormitorio

La Autoridad de Vivienda Metropolitana de Lorain (LMHA) aceptará solicitudes previas para el Programa de Vivienda Pública para las listas de espera de 0 (eficiencia) y 1 dormitorio desde el 4 de enero de 2021 hasta el 5 de febrero de 2021. Las solicitudes previas se pueden descargar desde www.lmha.org. Los formularios impresos están disponibles en la entrada de la oficina principal de LMHA, 1600 Kansas Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052. Las solicitudes previas completadas deben enviarse por correo postal a LMHA PH-WL, P.O. Box 1010 Lorain, Ohio 44055 y debe tener matasellos del 5 de febrero de 2021 para ser aceptadas. Las solicitudes enviadas por cualquier otro medio no serán elegibles. Sólo se aceptará una solicitud previa por hogar. Sólo una pre-solicitud por sobre.

Una vez recibidas, LMHA retendrá las pre-solicitudes en orden según el tamaño del dormitorio y la fecha recibida. Cada lunes y miércoles, LMHA seleccionará un número predeterminado de solicitudes por tamaño de habitación necesaria en el orden que fueron recibidas. El número seleccionado estará de acuerdo con las necesidades operativas de LMHA. LMHA se comunicará con los seleccionados sólo por el número de teléfono o correo electrónico proporcionado en la solicitud previa para comenzar a evaluar la elegibilidad.

Las listas de espera de viviendas públicas de 2, 3, 4, 5 y 6 habitaciones permanecerán abiertas durante este tiempo.

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0 (efficiency) and 1 Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Reopening

by Administrator December / 16 / 2020

0 (efficiency) and 1 Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Reopening

The Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) will be accepting pre-applications for the Public Housing Program waiting list for the 0 (efficiency) and 1 bedroom waiting lists from January 4, 2021 to February 5, 2021. Pre-applications can be downloaded from www.lmha.org. Paper forms are available at the entrance of LMHA’s Main Office, 1600 Kansas Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052. Completed pre-applications must be sent via US mail to LMHA PH-WL, P.O. Box 1010 Lorain, Ohio 44055 and must be postmarked by February 5, 2021 to be accepted. Applications submitted by any other means will not be eligible. Only one pre-application accepted per household. Only one pre-application per envelope.

Upon receipt, LMHA will retain in order based on bedroom size and the date received. On each Monday and Wednesday, LMHA will select a pre-determined number of applications per needed bedroom size in order of their receipt. The number selected will be in accordance with LMHA’s operational needs. LMHA will contact those selected only by the phone number or email provided on the pre-application to begin screening for eligibility.

The Public Housing 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 bedroom waiting lists will remain open during this time.

Reapertura Listas de Espera de Vivienda Pública de 0 (eficiencia) y 1 dormitorio

La Autoridad de Vivienda Metropolitana de Lorain (LMHA) aceptará solicitudes previas para el Programa de Vivienda Pública para las listas de espera de 0 (eficiencia) y 1 dormitorio desde el 4 de enero de 2021 hasta el 5 de febrero de 2021. Las solicitudes previas se pueden descargar desde www.lmha.org. Los formularios impresos están disponibles en la entrada de la oficina principal de LMHA, 1600 Kansas Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052. Las solicitudes previas completadas deben enviarse por correo postal a LMHA PH-WL, P.O. Box 1010 Lorain, Ohio 44055 y debe tener matasellos del 5 de febrero de 2021 para ser aceptadas. Las solicitudes enviadas por cualquier otro medio no serán elegibles. Sólo se aceptará una solicitud previa por hogar. Sólo una pre-solicitud por sobre.

Una vez recibidas, LMHA retendrá las pre-solicitudes en orden según el tamaño del dormitorio y la fecha recibida. Cada lunes y miércoles, LMHA seleccionará un número predeterminado de solicitudes por tamaño de habitación necesaria en el orden que fueron recibidas. El número seleccionado estará de acuerdo con las necesidades operativas de LMHA. LMHA se comunicará con los seleccionados sólo por el número de teléfono o correo electrónico proporcionado en la solicitud previa para comenzar a evaluar la elegibilidad.

Las listas de espera de viviendas públicas de 2, 3, 4, 5 y 6 habitaciones permanecerán abiertas durante este tiempo.

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Effective immediately, LMHA will conduct Housing Quality Standards (HQS) inspection using Google Duo.

by Administrator December / 14 / 2020

While Lorain is red under the State of Ohio designation, effective immediately, LMHA will conduct Housing Quality Standards (HQS) inspection using Google Duo.  Please make sure you have the app on your smart phone or tablet to allow LMHA to conduct the inspection.  This is especially important for initial inspections, special or life-threatening inspections.  Thank you for your cooperation.  If you have questions, please email lboyd@lmha.org or erivera@lmha.org.

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LMHA Opening HCVP (formerly Section 8) Waiting List

by Administrator December / 4 / 2020

The Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) will be accepting pre-applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list. Pre-applications can be downloaded from www.lmha.org. Paper forms are available outside the front entrance of LMHA’s Main Office, 1600 Kansas Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052. Completed pre-applications must be sent via US mail to LMHA, P.O. Box 1009, Lorain, Ohio 44055. Only one pre-application per envelope. Envelopes must be postmarked by December 31, 2020 to be considered for selection. Applications submitted by any other means or postmarked after December 31, 2020 will not be eligible. Only one pre-application accepted per household.

Upon receipt, LMHA will assign each envelope a ticket. On the first and third Friday of each month beginning January 8, 2021, LMHA will randomly select a pre-determined number of tickets based upon LMHA’s operational needs. LMHA will contact those selected only by the phone, text, or email listed to begin screening for eligibility. Applications postmarked after the deadline and those not selected by April 30, 2021 will be disposed of on May 3, 2021. LMHA will not notify those persons.

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LMHA abre lista de espera de HCVP

La Autoridad de Vivienda Metropolitana de Lorain (LMHA) aceptará solicitudes previas para la lista de espera del Programa de Vales de Elección de Vivienda. Las solicitudes previas se pueden descargar desde www.lmha.org. Los formularios en papel están disponibles fuera de la entrada principal de la oficina principal de LMHA, 1600 Kansas Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052. Las solicitudes previas completas deben enviarse por correo de EE. UU. A LMHA, P.O. Box 1009, Lorain, Ohio 44055. Sólo una solicitud previa por sobre. Los sobres deben estar matasellados antes del 31 de diciembre de 2020 para ser considerados para la selección. Las solicitudes enviadas por cualquier otro medio o con sello postal después del 31 de diciembre de 2020 no serán elegibles. Sólo se acepta una solicitud previa por hogar. Una vez recibidas, LMHA asignará a cada sobre un boleto. El primer y tercer viernes de cada mes a partir del 8 de enero de 2021, LMHA seleccionará aleatoriamente un número predeterminado de boletos basado en las necesidades operativas de LMHA. LMHA se comunicará con los seleccionados sólo por teléfono, mensaje de texto o correo electrónico listado para comenzar a evaluar la elegibilidad. Las solicitudes con matasellos después de la fecha límite y las que no hayan sido seleccionadas antes del 30 de abril de 2021 se eliminarán el 3 de mayo de 2021. LMHA no notificará a esas personas.

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Harr Plaza and International Plaza 1 and 2 Bedroom Waiting List Reopening

by Administrator December / 1 / 2020

The Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) will be accepting pre-applications for Harr Plaza and International Plaza for the 1 and 2 bedroom waiting lists. Harr Plaza and International Plaza are designated for elderly, near-elderly, and persons with disabilities. Harr Plaza is located at 15 Chestnut St, Elyria, Ohio and International Plaza is located at 1825 Homewood Drive, Lorain, Ohio.

Pre-applications can be downloaded from www.lmha.org. Paper forms are available at the entrance of LMHA’s Main Office, 1600 Kansas Avenue, Lorain, Ohio 44052. Completed pre-applications must be sent via US mail to LMHA, P.O. Box 1010 Lorain, Ohio 44055. Applications submitted by any other means will not be eligible. Only one pre-application accepted per household. Only one pre-application per envelope.

Upon receipt, LMHA will retain in order based on bedroom size and the date received. On each Monday and Wednesday beginning March 1, 2021, LMHA will select a pre-determined number of applications per needed bedroom size in order of their receipt. The number selected will be in accordance with LMHA’s operational needs. LMHA will contact those selected only by the phone number or email provided on the pre-application to begin screening for eligibility. Applicants who do not

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