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 46988
Total Units 7367

Latest News

2.9.21 Awards/Grants, Press Release
Grants will help PHA residents with immediate and locally defined needs exacerbated by COVID-19    Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2021) -- The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) is pleased to announce the ten recipients of its COVID Resident Support Grants. The...
1.27.21 Members Making News
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press release: In 2020, the Board of Lucas County Commissioners made CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) funding available to local organizations to cover the cost of expenditures incurred due to the unprecedented COVID-19 public health...
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...
1.13.21 Members Making News
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press release: Lucas Metropolitan Housing has been awarded a HUD 2021 Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Grant in the amount of $263,400. The award supports the salaries for 4 FSS Coordinators who will continue to assist public housing and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)...
12.16.20 Members Making News
From the Toledo Blade: Fueled by what he called an impressive year in running an “over-regulated, underfunded agency,” during a pandemic, the president of Lucas Metropolitan Housing pledged Tuesday to offer more to public-housing residents in 2021 during what will be a “breakthrough” year for...
11.20.20 Members Making News
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press release: Joaquin Cintron Vega, President and CEO of Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH), announced today that LMH has been awarded the Auditor of State Award. The Auditor of State’s office audits nearly 5,900 entities and fewer than 8% are even eligible...
10.7.20 Members Making News
From the Toledo Blade: The Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority has extended its Home to Stay program, which provides additional assistance to financially vulnerable residents, for another year in hopes of keeping people housed while the coronavirus pandemic continues and cold months lie ahead....
10.7.20 Members Making News
From the Toledo Blade: As Toledo Public Schools prepares to reopen its doors to students, community agencies and district officials have teamed up to open community learning centers that will help combat issues associated with virtual learning and a lack of resources as a result of the pandemic....
7.30.20 Members Making News
Press Release from the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority: Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Announces Home to Stay Program Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) and Lucas County Job and Family Services (LCJFS) partner to provide rental assistance for LMHA Temporary Assistance for...
7.30.20 Members Making News
Press release from the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Area Office on Aging and Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority Join Forces to Distribute USDA Food Boxes to Seniors United States Department of Agriculture Farmers to Families Food Box Program Will Help Feed Area Citizens Toledo, Ohio,...

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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