PMHA News

Landlord Educational Workshops

PMHA will be holding a series of educational workshops for Section 8 landlords, property owners and property managers. The sessions will provide valuable information on specific topics and will include guest speakers. The 2021 meeting schedule follows: 2021 SCHEDULE...

Community Action Council Home Relief Program

The Community Action Council of Portage County will be operating two (2) Home Relief Programs between 01/01/21 - 12/31/21 to provide a wide range of RENTAL ASSISTANCE, MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE, WATER/SEWER, TRASH/REFUSE BILLS, AND HEATING/ELECTRIC UTILITY COSTS. Funds are...

Section 8 Benefits for Landlords

Are you considering becoming a Section 8 landlord?  Then you’re probably wondering: how does Section 8 housing work for landlords? The Housing Choice Voucher, commonly known as "Section 8", is funded by the federal government through the Department of Housing and...

2021 MTW Annual Plan

Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority’s 2021 Moving to Work (MTW) Annual Plan was approved by HUD on December 3, 2020, and it is available for viewing. Click HERE to access the PMHA MTW 2021 Annual Plan. Questions and comments should be directed to Carolyn Budd,...

Landlord & Tenant Portals

The Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority launched a new web-based information center for our tenants and landlords in July, 2020. This new portal is designed to make the process easier and more efficient for our participants and landlords. With the portal, tenants...

Care Package Giveaway

PMHA Care Package Giveaway Curbside Pick-up Schedule Please do not get out of your vehicle and please wear a mask.  PMHA staff will be wearing a mask as well. DATES AND TIME: FEBRUARY 8, 2021 TO FEBRUARY 25, 2021 MONDAY – THURSDAY ONLY 8:00 A.M.– 4:00 P.M. PMHA IS...

Quarterly Landlord Meetings

PMHA holds quarterly meetings on topics aimed to keep property owners and managers up-to-date on the rules, regulations and policies governing the Section 8 program.  The 2021 meeting schedule follows.  Click on the link to access a printable meeting schedule. 2021...

Landlords Needed

The Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority is seeking new landlords to participate in the Section 8 Voucher Program. Landlords who are interested in participating in the program should contact PMHA at (330) 297-1489.

2021 Board Meetings

Due to COVID-19, effective March 31, 2020 and until further notice, Board Meetings will be held via video conferencing (online meeting/teleconference)  at the regularly scheduled time. For more information on how to participate in the meeting, please contact our...

COVID-19 Update

PMHA Update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) January 25, 2021 The Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority (PMHA) cares about the health and wellness of our residents, staff, and partners. To ensure that we are taking the necessary precautions regarding the Coronavirus...

Smoke-Free Policy

On December 6, 2016, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published the Final Rule “Instituting Smoke-Free Public Housing.”  The Final Rule requires housing authorities to implement a policy that prohibits the use of prohibited tobacco products...