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SMHA Receives the Ohio Auditor of State Award

March 1, 2021, Canton, OH -  The Auditor of the State, Keith Faber, presented the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) with the Ohio Auditor of State Award. This award is presented for excellence in financial reporting in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and compliance with applicable laws for the fiscal year ending 2020. [...]

By |2021-03-01T13:25:37-05:00March 1st, 2021|Comments Off on SMHA Receives the Ohio Auditor of State Award

HUD Awards the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) Funding for Public Housing

March 1, 2021, Canton, OH  - The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) $6,737,200 to make capital investments in its public housing units. The grant was provided through HUD’s Capital Fund Program which offers annual funding to all public housing authorities to build, renovate and/or modernize [...]

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SMHA and Michaels Group will rehab 81 historical units in the Downtown Canton area

Michaels Receives LIHTC Award and Part I Approval from National Park Service on Historic Rehab of McKinley Park Apartments New partnership between Michaels and Stark Metropolitan Housing Agency will rehab 81 historical units in the Downtown Canton area August 11, Canton, OH— In these challenging times, when access to high-quality affordable housing has become more [...]

By |2020-08-20T15:39:13-04:00August 20th, 2020|Comments Off on SMHA and Michaels Group will rehab 81 historical units in the Downtown Canton area

NO FINDINGS FOR THE STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY (SMHA) 2016 FISCAL YEAR END FINANCIAL AUDIT

Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) has meet the requirement to complete an audit of financial statements for fiscal year ended March 31, 2016. The audited Financial Statement is available to the public. The audit concluded with no finding or recommendation in the audit report. In addition, SMHA has an annual report which is also available [...]

By |2017-04-06T09:34:48-04:00April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on NO FINDINGS FOR THE STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY (SMHA) 2016 FISCAL YEAR END FINANCIAL AUDIT

PROPORTIONALITY PLAN WOULD AVOID CONTINUED LOSS OF PUBLIC HOUSING

A crisis that’s practically gone unnoticed on the national scene, the steady erosion of federal funds for public housing during the past decade, has endangered the ability of the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) to provide decent, basic shelter to the lowest income families and individuals in our community. To cope with this situation in [...]

By |2017-04-06T09:33:51-04:00April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on PROPORTIONALITY PLAN WOULD AVOID CONTINUED LOSS OF PUBLIC HOUSING

STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY (SMHA) SUPPORTS RESIDENTS IN ACHIEVING SELF-SUFFICIENCY.

The Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA), whose mission is to provide eligible residents of Stark County with quality affordable housing in decent, safe, and nourishing neighborhoods, is proud to announce that 48 households, which are a part of the Public Housing Program, have increased their earned income and are well on their way to achieving [...]

By |2017-04-06T09:32:33-04:00April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY (SMHA) SUPPORTS RESIDENTS IN ACHIEVING SELF-SUFFICIENCY.

THE STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY (SMHA) TO HOST RESIDENT RECEPTIONS FOR ENERGY PERFORMANCE CONTRACT PROJECT

The Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA), which provides more than 2,500 housing units to families throughout Stark County, Ohio, will undergo a comprehensive investment grade energy audit (IGEA) for many of its facilities. The IGEA will be conducted by Johnson Controls, a global leader in delivering energy solutions, and is the first component of a [...]

By |2017-04-06T09:31:16-04:00April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on THE STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY (SMHA) TO HOST RESIDENT RECEPTIONS FOR ENERGY PERFORMANCE CONTRACT PROJECT

THE STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY (SMHA) TO HOST LITTER CLEAN UP, RECYCLING, AND BEAUTIFICATION EVENT

The Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) is inviting all residents and community members to participate in the Green Up Clean Up litter clean-up, recycling, and beautification event Saturday, September 24 at three family developments in Canton: Jackson Sherrick 9:00- 11:00 a.m.; Linwood Acres 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.; and Ellisdale Homes 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. The [...]

By |2017-04-06T09:30:14-04:00April 6th, 2017|Comments Off on THE STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY (SMHA) TO HOST LITTER CLEAN UP, RECYCLING, AND BEAUTIFICATION EVENT

HUD RANKS STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY (SMHA) HIGH ON ITS SEMAP ASSESSMENT

For Immediate Release July 19, 2016 Contact: Ashley Wright, Communications Manager (330) 454-8051, Ext. 370 CANTON, OH —HUD RANKS STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY (SMHA) HIGH ON ITS SEMAP ASSESSMENT. Herman Hill, Executive Director for the Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority (SMHA) announced that SMHA scored high marks on its Section-8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP). HUD recognized [...]

By |2016-08-15T14:33:09-04:00August 15th, 2016|Comments Off on HUD RANKS STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY (SMHA) HIGH ON ITS SEMAP ASSESSMENT

Executive Director Earns PHADA/Rutgers Executive Director Education Program Vertification

For Immediate Release February 5, 2016 Contact: Ashley Wright, Communications Manager (330) 454-8051, Ext. 370 CANTON, OH —STARK METROPOLITAN HOUSING AUTHORITY (SMHA) EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EARNS PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITIES DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION (PHADA)/RUTGERS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR EDUCATION PROGRAM CERTIFICATION Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority Executive Director, Herman L. Hill, has completed all coursework and program requirements of the PHADA/Rutgers [...]

By |2016-02-11T21:20:33-05:00February 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Executive Director Earns PHADA/Rutgers Executive Director Education Program Vertification