Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority

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 2701
Vouchers 4704
Total Units 7405

Latest News

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,...
3.5.20 Members Making News
From the Toledo Blade: A modest two-story house with sand-colored siding and dark green shutters will soon be home to three young men who are either aging out of foster care or exiting the Lucas County Juvenile Justice Center. It’s the first of what Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority President...
2.19.20 Members Making News
From the Toledo Blade: The remarks of “Wow!” and “Look at that!” kept coming as person after person walked through the door of the three-bedroom apartment. They pointed at the high ceilings, the modern light fixtures, the walk-in closets, and the breakfast bar. The apartment tour on...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From NBC 24 WNWO Toledo: The Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) wants children in its communities to be ready for preschool and kindergarten. Toledo Public Schools (TPS) and the PNC Foundation are making that happen. PNC granted $150,000 from its Grow Up...
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...
10.10.19 Members Making News
From NBC 24 News: The Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (LMHA) has partnered with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to bring computers to students of Toledo Public Schools (TPS). The HUD ConnectHomeUSA initiative provides computers to children in low-income...
9.12.19 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
From the Toledo Blade: The Lucas County Metropolitan Housing Authority has received nearly $1 million in grant funding to identify and reduce lead-based paint hazards. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Monday awarded $970,225 to the local housing authority as part of a total...
9.12.19 Members Making News
From NBC 24 News:   It may have been a coincidence, but the annual event Light The Night in Toledo came on the same night for the National Night Out across the country. The two bring similar messages of solidarity between the community and law enforcement. "Well, we work hand in hand...
7.25.19 Members Making News
From the Toledo Blade: The dreaded summer vacation reading list has gained little popularity among schoolchildren over the years, and for some, just getting hands on a book can be a challenge. That’s where Books 4 Buddies comes in. The non-profit organization, started in 2012, focuses on...

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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