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Ravenna Civics Interns

Ravenna Civics Interns

PMHA continues to partner with the William R. Day Civics Institute at Ravenna High School. This program is an honors government curriculum that provides students the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of civic life through a rotation of internships with...

Ways Section 8 Can Help Provide Veteran Housing

Ways Section 8 Can Help Provide Veteran Housing

Considerations for Veterans Applying for Section 8  Every qualifying person who has served in a military branch may be eligible to participate in the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing, better known as VASH, by being eligible for a Section 8 Voucher. However,...

2024 OHAC Scholarship Application

2024 OHAC Scholarship Application

The 2024 WIlliam F. Gandert OHAC Scholarship Awards Application is due at the PMHA office by March 25th. The Ohio Housing Authorities Conference (OHAC) will offer up to 6 scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each for students enrolling in or attending an accredited...

Section 8 Waitlist Process

Section 8 Waitlist Process

Section 8 Waitlist Process Section 8 Housing allows those in need to afford basic housing necessities. This is accomplished through vouchers paid to make up the difference in rent for the landlords. Section 8 only benefits specific individuals and families in need....

Importance of Providing Section 8 & Public Housing For Seniors

According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 6 people worldwide will be aged 60 years or over by 2030. By 2050, the population of people aged 60 years and older will double (2.1 billion). As the number of aging people in our society increases, affordable housing...

Choosing the Best Type of Affordable Housing

What’s the best type of affordable housing? Before we discuss this, let’s first establish what constitutes “affordable.” The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) defines affordable housing as a residence that costs less than 30% of a person’s gross...

Landlord Incentive Program

A Guide to Becoming a Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Landlord If you are interested in becoming a Housing Choice Voucher landlord, commonly known by the name Section 8, you start by completing a Request for Tenancy Approval (RFTA) for your prospective tenant. PMHA will...