Legal Services Department

The Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) Legal Services Department provides legal advice to SMHA Administration and represents SMHA in all aspects of legal proceedings and program operations. Additionally, it is the role of the Legal Services Department to ensure compliance with the Department of Housing and Urban Development regulations in addition to local, state, and federal laws. Other services include, but are not limited to, contracting and managing outside legal professional services at the best available cost, assisting in development projects and private non-profit organizational matters, and processing public records requests. The Legal Services Department also coordinates and organizes SMHA’s Section 504 responsibilities inclusive of assisting residents with reasonable accommodation requests.

For more information, please contact:
Attorney Corey Minor Smith
(330) 454-8051, ext. 362

You may also contact Paralegal:
Nicole Robinson
330-454-8051 ext. 388

Helpful Forms

Request for Reasonable Accommodation

RA-03B Medical Verification Form

Notice of Right to Reasonable Accommodation

Corey Minor Smith
General Counsel

(330) 454-8051, ext. 362