Lucas Metropolitan Housing

Joaquin Cintron Vega, President & CEO
435 Nebraska Avenue
Toledo, OH
(419) 259-9400
(419) 259-9494
About Us

Established in 1933, Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) continues to provide affordable housing to adults, seniors and children in its Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Mixed-Income and market rate housing units. LMHA, also, provides a myriad of programs and opportunities designed to improve the total quality of life for our residents, with the ultimate goal of achieving self-sufficiency. The programs and services are the result of successful collaborations with numerous community partners. Our current housing portfolio consists of 2,701 Public Housing units; 4,704 Housing Choice Vouchers; 32 Low-Income Housing Tax Credit units; 198 Market Rate units; and, 53 Rent-to-Own properties.

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 2669
Vouchers 4698
Total Units 7367

Latest News

10.26.22 Members Making News
From NBC 24 News Toledo: Wednesday morning, the City of Toledo, Lucas County and Lucas Metropolitan Housing announced a new, first-of-its-kind program that will pay landlords in the area to open their rentals to low-income residents. The groups hope to add 200 affordable housing units from 25...
10.5.22 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News
HUD has awarded $10.4 million to PHAs for capital improvements in public housing developments that will enhance safety and security for residents. These funds are being awarded through HUD’s Capital Fund Emergency Safety and Security Program, and they support the Biden-Harris Administration’s...
6.15.22 Members Making News
From NBC 24 News Toledo: Mulch was spread, flowers were planted and new paint was applied outside of the Glendale Terrace apartments Friday as Lucas Metropolitan Housing continued its "Thumbs Up" project. "We're going to make our properties look more presentable and make it feel more like...
1.12.22 Members Making News
From The CEO Publication: Joaquín Cintrón Vega, Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH) president and chief executive officer, began his journey in his beloved Puerto Rico. He has overcome many challenges in his life, and those experiences provided the lessons that define who he is today—one of the most...
9.21.21 Members Making News
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press release: National Church Residences, in partnership with Lucas Housing Services Corporation-a Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH) Non-Profit Affiliate-has been awarded $5,898,509 from HUD's Section 202 Supportive Housing Grant for the Elderly for Collingwood...
9.7.21 Members Making News
Lucas Metropolitan Housing and Toledo Lucas County Health Department officials appeared on a WTOL 11 Toledo news segment to share information on getting the COVID-19 vaccine. You can watch the news segment here.  
9.7.21 Members Making News
From ABC 13 Toledo: In late June, the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority opened up their waitlist for affordable housing that had been closed since February of 2020. They received nearly 3000 applications. “We realize there is an affordable housing crisis and we are going to be...
6.30.21 Members Making News
From the Toledo Blade: Tatiana Brown was down on her luck and in a rut. Working two jobs and trying to get by like millions of other everyday Americans, she found herself still struggling to get ahead. So in 2014, she turned to public housing.  She applied to Lucas Metropolitan Housing, was...
6.9.21 Members Making News
From NBC 24 News Toledo: The Lucas Metropolitan Housing Board of Commissioners has authorized a purchase agreement for the current United Way of Greater Toledo headquarters property. The building at 424 Jackson St. is more convenient for LMH services, with ample free parking...
5.26.21 Members Making News
From the Toledo Blade: Lucas Metropolitan Housing is expanding its Collingwood Green development again, this time with 55 family townhomes and 75 senior apartments. They’ll likely be the last builds on the 20-acre site bounded by Nebraska Avenue, Division Street, Indiana Avenue, and I-75 near...

Our Mission: To create and maintain sustainable, affordable housing opportunities, provide pathways to a better quality of life, and empower vibrant communities.

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