Our Mission The mission of the Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority is to advocate for, develop and sustain affordable housing opportunities for the residents of Lake County. We support and encourage residents to attain self-sufficiency while maintaining a customer-centered focus. Shown: Parkview Place. Community Life Jackson Towers offers amenities such as a community room, exercise area and community garden. Apartments in this building consist of efficiency and one-bedroom units for senior citizens and disabled persons who meet tenant screening and income qualification criteria.Shown: Jackson Tower We're Here to Help You Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority strives to maintain a high level of compliance while providing excellent customer service. Shown: Washington Square Affordable, Safe Housing Our programs offer low and moderate-income households the opportunity to rent affordable, decent and safe housing. More importantly, Lake MHA provides these households a stable living environment in order for them to work towards economic self-sufficiency. Shown: Woodlawn Homes

Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority

Housing for low-income residents in Lake County, Ohio

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APPLY for Housing Choice Voucher Wait List – CLOSED 

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Lake Metropolitan Housing Authority (Lake MHA) announces a limited waiting list opening for Housing Choice Vouchers. Lake MHA will accept online pre-applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program beginning 8:00am EDT Wednesday, June 16, 2021 until 5:00pm EDT Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at which time the link to apply will be deactivated.

How to Apply:

Pre-applications must be submitted from our website during the open period using a computer or Smart phone/device. You must be 18 years of age to apply.

Lake MHA will place 1,500 pre-applications on the waiting list. Should the number of applications submitted exceed 1,500 a lottery system will be used to randomly select 1,500 from all submissions received.

Beginning Monday, June 28, 2021 you can check to see if your pre-application was selected for the waiting list by clicking on the “Waiting List Status and Position Lookup” link at www.lakehousing.org.

This pre-application is accessible to those with limited English proficiency through Google Translate and is compatible with most browsers. If language translation is needed, we recommend not using Internet Explorer browser.

Seniors and persons with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation or require assistance submitting a pre-application can call 440-354-3347 x23. TDD/TTY 711 or 800-750-0750.


Lake MHA will continue to accept applications for locations at Jackson Towers, Washington Square, and Woodlawn Homes, using the Multifamily Application.

After submitting the Application:

  • While on the waiting list, you are responsible for notifying Lake MHA, in writing, of any changes to your application information, including address and phone number changes.
  • Periodically, you will receive communication to update your information for Lake MHA, as well as when you are selected from the waiting list. Please respond to the communication promptly as instructed.
  • Applications containing duplicate family member information will not be accepted. Only one application per household is allowed.

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