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Fire Safety Poster Contest Winners Announced

We are proud to announce the FIRST PLACE winners of the Fire Safety Poster Contest! Thank you for all who participated and congratulations! From Top to Bottom: Jason Bradley, Kyi Wilson, and Camryn Hamilton TOP FINISHERS Age Group Name Place Site Manager Prize – Gift Card 6-9 Yrs. Old Jason Bradley 1st Place Ellisdale Stephanie Wilcox $50 6-9 Yrs. Old [...]

By | January 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Public Notice 2015 Annual Plan

Each year, Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) is required to submit an annual plan to the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Part of the process in developing this plan is to get input from residents of the Housing Authority.You may review a copy of the proposed plan at the following locations from December 1, [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SMHA Resident Association Thanksgiving Dinner

By | November 12th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Trick-or-Treat at Central Office

SMHA's staff was visited by a group of Head Start trick-or-treaters this morning! Check out the following link to view more pictures: trick or treat at central2 

By | October 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SMHA’s George Beris Named OHAC 2015 Maintenence Person of the Year

The Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) was notified by the Ohio Housing Authorities Conference (OHAC) that George Beris, who has been employed with the agency for over 22 years, is the recipient of the 2015 Maintenance Person of the Year award. The award recognizes one outstanding maintenance person in the state of Ohio based on [...]

By | October 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SMHA Receives Honors from HAI Group

The Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) received two awards from the HAI Group, an insurance company based out of Cheshire, Connecticut, that serves public and affordable housing communities with niche insurance products. Recognized as a “Four Star” Outstanding Risk Control Program Performer, SMHA is one of twelve public housing authorities in the country, represented by [...]

By | October 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mayor William J Healy II Connects with Residents at Turner Towers

SMHA was proud to welcome Mayor William J. Healy II to Cherrie Turner Towers this morning to discuss the past, present, and future of the City of Canton. The Mayor and members of his staff distributed copies of the City's official magazine, The Canton Connection, stressing their desire to keep all Canton residents engaged and [...]

By | October 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Today, the McKinley Park Resident Association celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a luncheon in the beautifully decorated community room. Led by Ms. Nenya Ross, supporters and survivors gathered together to share a wonderful meal, exciting activities, and pertinent information regarding early cancer detection.    The Canton Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event is quickly approaching. On Sunday, October 25th many [...]

By | October 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!! Halloween FunFest October 31st

SMHA will host a HALLOWEEN FUNFEST on Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 1-4 PM at the Metropolitan Centre–601 Cleveland Ave. NW Canton, OH 44702. The event is tailored toward children and will consist of pumpkin decorating, a costume parade, crafts, games, face painting, movies and story-time, and treats.We are proud to be working with several local businesses [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SMHA Awarded $65,000 Process Improvement Grant

The State of Ohio Development Services Agency has notified the SMHA of a $65,000 award to administer a series of Lean Six Sigma and Kaizen training workshops in collaboration with Kent State University’s Corporate and Professional Development Center. The State of Ohio’s Local Government Innovation Fund (LGIF) offers financial assistance for projects that will create [...]

By | October 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments