Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 368
Total Units 15188
12.15.21 Members Making News
Harriet's Hope gets $1 million federal funding to support Columbus-area affordable housing for human trafficking survivors (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority)
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release: Harriet’s Hope, a $13 million affordable housing community planned to open on the city’s west side, has received a $1 million federal grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of Cincinnati’s Affordable Housing Program...
Honored to Be Only Housing Organization to Sign Commitment Letter (Washington, D.C.) December 7, 2021 — The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) applauds the Biden-Harris Administration’s Maternal Health Call to Action ...
11.17.21 Members Making News
City of Columbus hosts groundbreaking for affordable apartments at Alrosa Villa site (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority)
From The Columbus Dispatch: The former site of a rock music venue with a tragic history in Columbus' Northland neighborhood will soon get a major makeover. The city of Columbus, along with the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA), state representatives and others, hosted...
11.2.21 Members Making News
Scholar Houses Fill Void for Parenting Students (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority, Louisville Metro Housing Authority)
From Housing Matters, an Urban Institute Initative: For students who are also parents, completing higher education in an in-demand field can lead to greater opportunity and financial stability. Though a growing number of young parents are enrolling in higher education programs,...
11.2.21 Members Making News
Columbus housing for those who age out of foster care celebrates 1st anniversary (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority)
From NBC 4 Columbus: Residents and organizers celebrated the first anniversary of the Carol Stewart Village in Franklinton, a place designed to help at-risk youth find stable housing, healthcare, and prepare them for success. “It kind of puts you on the right track once you have the...
9.22.21 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority’s press release: An innovative collaboration launched last year between the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) and the Healthcare Collaborative of Greater Columbus (HCGC) is among only four organizations in the United States to receive...
9.8.21 Members Making News
Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority Announces Hiring of New Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer, First in Agency History
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority’s press release: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) announced today the selection of Sidney Childs as the agency’s new Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) Officer, marking the first time in the agency’s 84-year history...
7.28.21 Members Making News
New initiative aims to increase minority homeownership in Columbus (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority)
From Columbus Business First: A new initiative designed to increase homeownership among minority communities in Columbus is launching next week. The effort, dubbed Convergence Columbus, is being spearheaded by the Mortgage Bankers Association, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency, and Ohio State’...
7.14.21 Members Making News
Columbus MHA announces record-setting $134 million effort to provide more affordable housing opportunities for Columbus-area elderly, people with disabilities and low-income households
From the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority's press release: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) announced today a $134 million plan to award 20-year contracts to six Ohio-based nonprofit affordable housing providers for a record-setting combined total of 817 federally funded...
6.9.21 Members Making News
From The Columbus Dispatch: The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority will be using $21 million in new federal money to pay for emergency vouchers to house 298 homeless families. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the money as part of $5 billion being...
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