Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority

Brian Gage, Executive Director
100 West Cedar Street
Akron, OH
(330) 376-9631
(330) 376-6821

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 4555
Vouchers 5126
Total Units 9681

Latest News

2.10.21 Members Making News
From the Akron Beacon Journal: The FirstEnergy Foundation has donated more than $3.4 million to nearly 100 organizations across its service territory as part of “Investing with Purpose,” a company initiative focused on supporting organizations that advance health and safety, workforce development...
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...
12.2.20 Members Making News
From Akron.com:   The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) and Building For Tomorrow’s ConnectHome Akron Initiative is bringing internet service to underserved communities through high-speed community Wi-Fi zones. According to AMHA officials, the Wi-Fi Zones will give residents...
9.2.20 Research, CLPHA Member Update
Children across the country begin a new school year like no other where most of the time spent on instruction will be online learning. For children of residents of public and affordable housing, virtual schooling presents an additional set of challenges. A new report from the Public and Affordable...
3.4.20 Members Making News
Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) Executive Director Brian Gage participated in Northeastern Ohio radio and multimedia news source ideastream’s The Sound of Ideas Community Tour to discuss AMHA’s efforts to decrease evictions among residents and voucher holders. The tour’s Akron stop,...
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...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From 89.7 WKSU: The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority says more than 20,000 families are waiting for housing assistance. A federal grant will allow it to help some of those most in need. The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority (AMHA) is calling the project the Mainstream Voucher Program...
11.22.19 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced $99 million in new Mainstream Voucher awards to 285 PHAs including 26 CLPHA members, who received $25.9 million and a combined 2,462 vouchers. CLPHA advocated for larger award amounts in the second competition and we are pleased to see there have been increased allocations of up...
10.10.19 Members Making News
From the Akron Beacon Journal: Tanzania Johnson joined the U.S. Air Force to get out of Akron and start a new beginning. She enlisted right after graduating from Akron’s Firestone High School in 2010 and became a military police officer. She was stationed at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland...
7.25.19 Members Making News
From the Akron Beacon Journal: A new group of 40 community leaders from across the business, government and nonprofit sectors has been selected to become Leadership Akron’s Signature Class 36, the organization announced in a news release. Classes spend a full day each month focused on a...

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