Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 4556
Total Units 9551
10.10.19 Members Making News
Summit County’s first facility for homeless female veterans opens (Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority)
From the Akron Beacon Journal: Tanzania Johnson joined the U.S. Air Force to get out of Akron and start a new beginning. She enlisted right after graduating from Akron’s Firestone High School in 2010 and became a military police officer. She was stationed at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland...
7.25.19 Members Making News
Leadership Akron selects 40 participants for 2019-20 Signature Class (Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority)
From the Akron Beacon Journal: A new group of 40 community leaders from across the business, government and nonprofit sectors has been selected to become Leadership Akron’s Signature Class 36, the organization announced in a news release. Classes spend a full day each month focused on a...
5.2.19 Members Making News, Innovations
Brief: CLPHA's Aligning Health & Housing Systems Initiative with UnitedHealthcare Community & State and CSH
Aligning health and housing systems to improve community health While social and economic determinants have a large impact on the health and well-being of families and individuals, the health care system has traditionally been disconnected from the human services systems designed to meet those...
3.29.19 Members Making News
From the West Side Leader: Members of the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority Board (AMHA)... was recently granted affordable housing accreditation through 2022 by the Affordable Housing Accreditation Board Inc. AMHA officials said the accreditation was based on a peer review of AMHA’s...
3.8.19 Members Making News
From 89.7 WKSU: Akron students who live in subsidized housing will be able to access the internet when they're at home under a new initiative. The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority has partnered with Sprint to offer WiFi to residents. Sprint will provide 235 hotspots for AMHA,...
2.14.19 Members Making News
Congratulations to the 60 CLPHA members who received grants through HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! FSS grants help PHAs hire service coordinators who connect residents with local programs and services. In HUD’s press release announcing the awards, Secretary...
In her December 11 article for Youth Today, reporter Stell Simonton looks at some of the innovative educational support programs offered at public housing authorities across the country. “Public Housing Increasingly Place for After-School Programs” includes an interview with the Urban...
11.29.18 Members Making News, Awards/Grants, Announcements
Congratulations to CLPHA PHAs Receiving FUP Vouchers; Free CLPHA & CSH Webinar to Prepare PHAs for Implementation
On November 21, HUD announced awards for the Family Unification Program (FUP), a partnership between PHAs and child welfare agencies that provides housing assistance to foster youth at risk of homelessness and families whose lack of housing is a reason for their child’s foster care...
6.13.18 Members Making News
The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority is the latest PHA to launch a local ConnectHome program. ConnectHome Akron, part of the national ConnectHome Initiative started by HUD under the Obama Administration to help bridge the digital divide in low-income communities, will begin...
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