Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 1049
Total Units 14845
12.5.19 Members Making News
Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority Discusses Ambitious 2020 Development and Acquisition Strategy
2020 is shaping up to be a big year for the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) – CMHA will invest $247 million in 2020 to acquire or renovate more than 1,400 units of affordable and workforce housing, and by the end of 2020, CMHA will have converted 100% of its public housing stock to...
10.10.19 Members Making News
From The Columbus Dispatch: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority is negotiating with affordable housing developers and operators to acquire two complexes: Thornwood Commons, an 86-unit complex of townhouses and garden-style flats on the North Side near Interstate 71 and East 5th Avenue...
9.26.19 Members Making News
Next up for River & Rich development in Franklinton: a 12-story tower (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority)
From The Columbus Dispatch: Developers are moving forward on the second phase of the River & Rich project in Franklinton: an office and apartment tower overlooking the Scioto River. The phase would include three portions: a 12-story tower with 180 apartments and 48,000 square feet of...
5.16.19 Press Release
Public Housing Authorities, Community Colleges, College Access Partners Collaborate to Eliminate Barriers to Postsecondary Success
Public Housing Authorities, Community Colleges, College Access Partners Collaborate to Eliminate Barriers to Postsecondary Success New Report and Recommendations from the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities Highlight Innovative Cross-Sector Collaborations to Improve Postsecondary...
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...
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...
1.24.19 Members Making News
The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) donated land in Columbus’s Linden neighborhood to architecture firm Moody Nolan for the construction of its first “Legacy Project,” a mortgage-free single-family home that will be provided to a low-income family selected by community partner...
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...
As part of a Housing Is collaboration with the Kresge Foundation to explore ways to improve postsecondary access and success for low-income individuals, CLPHA and Kresge partnered to convene five innovative PHAs, their postsecondary partners, and federal staff for a meeting yesterday in...
11.9.18 Members Making News
Laurel Green, a $72 million development, provides apartment for people with mental health conditions.
Laurel Green, a new apartment community featuring 40 permanent supportive housing units for individuals with mental health conditions that is partially funded with rent subsidies from the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority, opened in Columbus, OH in October.
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