STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY

Stark Metropolitan Housing

Quality Affordable Housing in Decent, Safe, and Nourishing Neighborhoods

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The Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) is a political subdivision of the state of Ohio and funded in part by the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development to provide subsidized housing and self-sufficiency opportunities for eligible citizens of Stark County. The SMHA operates in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law. It is the policy of SMHA to house persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, family status, handicap, or national origin.

We are not just about bricks and mortar. We believe that going that extra mile to ensure the quality of life is good for all residents. We want our residents to live productive lives. Our standards are high, but to succeed in life, you cannot expect anything less than the very best that one can do.

The SMHA is operated by a five (5) member Board of Commissioners. These members are appointed for a five (5) year term and are not compensated for their services. The Mayor of Canton (the largest city in Stark County) appoint two members, the Stark County Commissioners appoint one member, the Stark County Court of Common Pleas appoints one member and the Stark County Court of Common Pleas, Probate Division, appoints one member.

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Our Mission Statement:

The Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) provides eligible residents of Stark County with quality affordable housing in decent, safe, and nourishing neighborhoods. By working in partnership with the public and private sectors. SMHA provides families with housing choices and opportunities.

We Are Here

TO HELP OUR RESIDENTS

Equal Opportunity

SMHA is a subdivision of the state of Ohio and funded in part by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development to provide subsidized housing opportunities for eligible citizens of Stark County.

Business Opportunities

Opportunities for local businesses to partner with the SMHA to achieve our goals and mission. You will find postings here on opportunities to work with the SMHA.

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Job Opportunities

Looking for a new career? The SMHA posts job opportunities right here on our website. You can download an application or stop down and pick one up in person.

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