PMHA News

PMHA Family Self-Sufficiency Program

Goals of PMHA’s Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program PMHA’s Family Self-Sufficiency program is about giving people a path to economic independence. We work with individuals and families who have the desire to achieve self-sufficiency, and we believe financial...

Steps to Become a HCVP Landlord in Portage County

What is an HCVP Landlord? The Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP), also known as Section 8, helps low-income families gain access to safe, affordable housing. In that sense, HCVP landlords provide an important community service. When their rental properties are...

Lead Hazards & Tips for Safety

Lead is a highly toxic material that can be very dangerous to humans. Paint that contains lead was commonly used in homes prior to the 1970s, but it was banned because it can be a serious health hazard. That’s why regulators have put rules in place for disclosing...

Leadership Portage County (LPC) Graduation

Leadership Portage County (LPC) Graduation

Congratulations to Carolyn Budd, PMHA’s Special Programs Manager, and Kim Grimes, Finance Assistant, who recently graduated from Leadership Portage County (LPC).  LPC seeks to facilitate positive change in Portage County by building a network of informed, committed...

The Renaissance Family Center

The Renaissance Family Center

The Renaissance Family Center is a hub of social services in Windham: food, clothing, education and training, addiction treatment, social and physical activities, a library and more. Learn more at https://windhamrfc.com/

RHS Civics Internship Program

RHS Civics Internship Program

PMHA is proud to partner with Ravenna High School for the Ravenna Civics internship program. This program exposes high school seniors to community members, offices and experiences that deepen their understanding of local civic engagement; provides opportunities to...

Responsibilities of Tenant & Owner in Section 8 Housing

The Section 8 Voucher program offers affordable housing options for low-income families. But, if you take the Section 8 Voucher out of the equation, the relationship between tenant and landlord is the same as any other.  As we administer this program, the team at PMHA...

Marketing Section 8 Housing

Even though there is a high demand for Section 8 housing across the nation, landlords still have to let the world know about available properties. The good news is that it’s relatively easy, and there are many free resources available. This guide will point you to...

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 2022 meeting schedule follows. 2022 Schedule February 14, 2022 – 9:00 am to 11:00 am May 17, 2022...

2022 Board Meetings

The PMHA Board meets on the last Tuesday of each month, with the exception of the November and December meetings, at 11:30 a.m. at the PMHA office building located at 2832 State Route 59, Ravenna, Ohio. For more information on how to participate in the meeting, please...