Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority Announces Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program Opening

Painesville, Ohio – The Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) is pleased to announce the upcoming opening of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program waiting list. This initiative provides valuable assistance to low-income residents in Lake County, Ohio, seeking affordable housing options under Section 8.

Important Dates:

  • Application Start: November 14, 2023, at 8:00 AM EST
  • Application Deadline: November 20, 2023, at 5:00 PM EST

If you or someone you know is in need of housing support through Section 8, this is a crucial opportunity to secure a place on the waiting list.

Application Process:

  • If you have previously submitted an application, please check the Section 8 Waiting List Status and Position Lookup to see if your application has been randomly selected for the waiting list.
  • If you are already on the Section 8 HCV Waiting List and need to update your information, please contact the LMHA office or submit the necessary changes in writing.

Remember that Lake MHA does not provide emergency housing.

Calling All Landlords: Lake MHA is actively seeking new landlords to join the Section 8 program, offering incentives and support for eligible Section 8 HCV applicants. If you’re a landlord interested in participating in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, please explore the New Section 8 Landlord Incentive Request Form for more details.

Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program: For those aiming to attain self-sufficiency while maintaining a customer-centered focus, the LMHA is currently accepting applications for the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program as part of Section 8.

The Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority remains committed to advocating for, developing, and sustaining affordable housing opportunities for the residents of Lake County through Section 8. This mission, coupled with support for self-sufficiency, underlines their dedication to the community.

For more information, resources, and application forms related to Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, please visit their official Section 8 website.

Contact Information:

Lake MHA Administrative Office

189 First Street Painesville,

Ohio 44077

Phone: (440) 354-3347

Fax: (440) 354-5008

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