Current Barred List

HUD Addressing Tenant Concerns Regarding Rent

COVID-19 Suicide Prevention Coalition

Records Retention Policy

Public Records Policy

Eviction Prevention and Stability Toolkit

CMHA Annual Plan Public Hearing

Audit Report for 2022

Office Reopening

Welcome to the Chillicothe Metropolitan Housing Authority’s website. Thank you for your interest in the programs managed by our agency. We hope this website will serve as a guide to our policies and programs and that it will be used as a tool to assist you with your housing needs.

The Chillicothe MHA is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio and was created in 1965 by authority of the Ohio Revised Code. Chillicothe MHA serves Ross County, Ohio and is governed by a five member Board of Commissioners serving five year terms upon appointment by local elected officials.

The mission of the Chillicothe Metropolitan Housing Authority is to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.

The Chillicothe MHA operates subsidized housing and administers programs of housing assistance, primarily partnering with the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). In doing so, we oversee programs featuring:

  • 387 units of subsidized Public Housing
  • 530 rental assistance Housing Choice Vouchers
  • 31 Project-Based Vouchers
  • Family Self Sufficiency program for both Voucher and Public Housing Participants

We hope this website will answer many questions that you have about our programs and about our agency. If you have additional questions, please contact us so we may assist you with your housing needs at (740) 775-7881.

Please remember that it is extremely important that all applicants keep our office informed on your current information, including address, telephone number, and household composition. The Housing Authority must be notified of any changes in writing, we cannot accept information verbally.



Nicole Wells,
Executive Director