Green Up Clean Up

This spring, SMHA will facilitate the Green Up Clean Up Project which will focus on engaging with over 750 families at Linwood Acres, Jackson Sherrick, Ellisdale, and Leshdale and securing partnerships with local organizations to administer litter prevention, educational, recycling, and beautification activities. SMHA plans to facilitate Keep America Beautiful educational workshops and activities, develop educational and [...]

By | February 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Helping the Homeless

Section 8 Recertification Specialist and Inspector Marvin Fox joined over 20 volunteers who participated in the Point and Time Count for the Homeless, a week long county-wide effort to identify and assist those in need during the cold winter months. As the Veteran’s Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) coordinator for SMHA, Marvin works with organizations such [...]

By | February 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Director Hill Receives PHADA/Rutgers Executive Director Education Program Certification

Executive Director, Herman L. Hill, has completed all coursework and program requirements of the PHADA/Rutgers Executive Director Education Program (EDEP) certification. Through a joint partnership, PHADA, Rutgers University, and The State University of New Jersey offer an exciting new professional development opportunity for public housing executives who desire to stay current with industry standards and [...]

By | February 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pay your Rent Online

RESIDENTS CAN NOW PAY THEIR RENT ONLINE! The option is now available for residents to pay their rent online! This service is provided by PayLease, the leading online payment processor for housing authorities and property managers. Residents can simply click on the Pay Online button on the SMHA website to be directed to the PayLease [...]

By | February 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments


The Kimberle Gardens Resident Association is holding a Bingo Fundraiser for those living in SMHA high-rise/senior buildings. The event will be held at the Kimberle Gardens community room, 904 34th St. NW Canton, OH 44709 on Monday, February 8th at 6:00 PM.  Please check your building bulletin board by February 3rd to RSVP for the [...]

By | January 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

United Way Offers Free Tax Preparation Opportunities

By | January 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SMHA Receives Mini-Grant From Stark-Wayne-Tusc Joint Solid Waste District

A mini-grant in the amount of $2,500 provided by the Stark-Wayne-Tusc Joint Solid Waste Management District will enable SMHA to facilitate educational workshops, recycling activities, and develop educational resource materials to promote anti-litter and recycling awareness. In partnership with the city of Canton Sanitation Dept., SMHA will be engaging with residents at several family-sites to [...]

By | January 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

SMHA Completes Parking Lot Project at Kimberlee Gardens

SMHA is pleased to announce that the parking lot project at Kimberlee Gardens, a 31 unit development located at 904 34th St. NW in Canton, which began on 9-2-15 and was completed on 12-30-15 was approved by the City of Canton Building Inspection Department. The entire parking lot was replaced with new asphalt, striped, and concrete wheel [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Love the Children!

Love the Children Ministries hosted a holiday event in partnership with SMHA on December 19th at 5 PM at the McKinley Downtown Campus. The event featured a delicious dinner, music, entertainment and children were visited by Santa Claus who  provided each child with two toys! All children  also received Christmas cookies, a storybook, and a stuffed [...]

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

Food Vouchers Distributed this Holiday Season

SMHA's Community Services Dept. and SCCAA provided food vouchers to many SMHA senior residents over the holiday season.  Fisher Foods cards in the amount of $50.00 were provided to eligible residents age 60 and over. Residents at the following locations were serviced: Constitution Hall, Kimberlee Gardens, Shortridge Villa, Reynolds Manor, and Lincoln Apts.  

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