Lucas Metropolitan Housing

Rachel Gagnon, Interim CEO
424 Jackson Street
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

3.26.24 Members Making News
Lucas Metropolitan Housing Interim President & CEO Rachel Gagnon and Toledo Lucas County Homelessness Board Director Michael Hart appeared on WTOL 11 News Toledo recently to talk about local housing issues. Watch the video here.
2.12.24 Members Making News
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press. release: Joaquín Cintrón Vega is resigning from his role as president and chief executive officer at Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH). The Board of Commissioners has tapped current deputy executive director Rachel Gagnon as the interim chief executive...
11.14.23 Members Making News
From WTOL 11 News Toledo: New life for an old hotel began Wednesday with the demolition of a blighted historic south Toledo property. Lucas Metropolitan Housing began the demolition of the old Park Hotel on Wednesday morning at 201 Knapp Street. In its place, LMH will build new apartments...
5.2.23 Members Making News
From ABC 13 Toledo: Lucas Metropolitan Housing, in partnership with the Local Initiative Support Corporation, announced Friday the launch of its first-ever Financial Opportunity Center. The purpose of the FOC is to help residents build credit, grow assets and pursue career goals. LMH is the first...
1.24.23 Members Making News
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press release: Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH) leaders today joined with U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH-09) as well as business and government officials to celebrate the grand opening of LMH’s new headquarters at the site of the former United Way of Greater Toledo...
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...

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

Job Openings

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Summary The primary purpose of this position is to oversee general accounting, financial management, financial reporting, budgetary control and treasury functions of the Lucas Metropolitan Housing, and to ensure compliance with the Agency’s fiscal policies. The incumbent is responsible for...
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Posted on 4.1.24
Applications due by 4.16.24
Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH) is seeking a highly qualified President and Chief Executive Officer to lead and manage the $61,082,355 million annual operating budget that includes a portfolio of 4,657 Housing Choice Vouchers, 2,633 Public Housing units, 322 LIHTC units, 198 Market Rate units, 107...
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Posted on 2.12.24
Applications due by 3.15.24

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