Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority
Herman Hill, Executive Director
100 West Cedar Street
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 4555
Total Units 9805
5.12.21 Members Making News
Congratulations to the four CLPHA members named to HUD’s second cohort of the Moving to Work (MTW) program expansion! The CLPHA members are: Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (OH) Housing Authority of the City of Asheville (NC) Fort Wayne Housing...
4.22.21 Members Making News
Akron’s source-of-income discrimination proposal could make housing accessible for hundreds of Akron-area voucher holders (Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority)
From Cleveland.com's article: Akron’s proposal to bar landlords from discriminating against tenants based on their lawful source of income could make housing accessible for hundreds of Summit County families who have a housing voucher but can’t find a unit, the housing authority told...
3.26.21 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA Member Brian Gage Testifies Before House Subcommittee in Hearing on Public Housing and the COVID-19 Pandemic
On Wednesday, March 24, CLPHA member Brian Gage, executive director of the Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority, testified before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Housing, Community Development and Insurance during their hearing "Preserving a Lifeline: Examining...
2.10.21 Members Making News
FirstEnergy Foundation awards grants to area groups in health, business, education, social justice (Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority)
From the Akron Beacon Journal: The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated more than $3.4 million to nearly 100 organizations across its service territory as part of “Investing with Purpose,” a company initiative focused on supporting organizations that advance health and safety, workforce development...
1.13.21 Members Making News
Congratulations to the seven CLPHA member housing authorities from across the country that were recently awarded HUD Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Planning Grants! Funded through HUD's Choice Neighborhoods program, these grants will help local leaders craft comprehensive...
12.2.20 Members Making News
From Akron.com: The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) and Building For Tomorrow’s ConnectHome Akron Initiative is bringing internet service to underserved communities through high-speed community Wi-Fi zones. According to AMHA officials, the Wi-Fi Zones will give residents...
9.2.20 Research, CLPHA Member Update
Children of Assisted Renters Experience Lower Rates of Computer Access. Housing Providers Work to Bridge the Digital Divide, New Report Says
Children across the country begin a new school year like no other where most of the time spent on instruction will be online learning. For children of residents of public and affordable housing, virtual schooling presents an additional set of challenges. A new report from the Public and Affordable...
3.4.20 Members Making News
Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority Executive Director Discusses Eviction Prevention in Radio Roundtable
Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) Executive Director Brian Gage participated in Northeastern Ohio radio and multimedia news source ideastream’s The Sound of Ideas Community Tour to discuss AMHA’s efforts to decrease evictions among residents and voucher holders. The tour’s Akron stop,...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From 89.7 WKSU: The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority says more than 20,000 families are waiting for housing assistance. A federal grant will allow it to help some of those most in need. The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) is calling the project the Mainstream Voucher Program...
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