GMHA is currently accepting applications for Public Housing. The waiting list for Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and the Mainstream HCV program will be opening 10/13/2020 and will remain open until further notice.

How to Apply

Program Manager:


8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(Closed from Noon-1 p.m.)
Fridays & Federal Holidays

To request an electronic application, please fill out the Request Form and send via email to

GMHA is accepting applications through the mail. To apply by mail, please download the Application Form, print it, fill it out and mail it into GMHA. Photocopies of social security cards for each individual and of a photo I.D. for each adult on the application MUST be sent with the application.

GMHA has two separate programs: Public Housing and Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Each has its own waiting list and Program Manager. At the time of application, an applicant must indicate which program he/she is interested in.

A copy of photo I.D. and social security card must be provided with the application. Any questions may be directed to (440) 286-7413, Ext. 100.

Notice of Occupancy Rights under the Violence Against Women Act
Fair Credit Reporting Act
Authorization for the Release of Information/Privacy Act Notice
Mainstream Program Referral Form


In accordance with 24CFR 982.209(b), GMHA uses the following local preferences:

Victim of domestic violence
Veteran or widow of veteran
Upward Mobility
For the purpose of Mainstream vouchers, at least one member of the household must be disabled and between the ages of 18 and 61
Additional preference points available are transitioning out of institutional and other segregated settings, homeless or at risk of homelessness
Date and time of application ranks applicants within the same number of preference points.

In order to be eligible for our programs, there are income limits that cannot be exceeded, depending on your family size. (Income limits are subject to change annually).

Income Limits (effective 4/6/2022)

Persons Extremely Low Income Section 8 Very Low Income Public Housing Low Income
1 17,950 29,900 47,850
2 20,500 34,200 54,650
3 23,050 38,450 61,500
4 27,750 42,700 68,300
5 32,470 46,150 73,800
6 37,190 49,550 79,250
7 41,910 52,950 84,700
8 46,630 56,400 90,200

Please note: Applicants are responsible for informing our office in writing of any changes pertaining to their file, (i.e., change of address, family composition, annual income, etc). Applicant Update Form