About Us

For the last three years, the WMHA has been selected as a “High Performer” by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for both the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs. Here you will find valuable information about the programs we have to offer. Please feel free to look around and contact us with any questions.

Who We Are

The Warren Metropolitan Housing Authority (WMHA) is a public nonprofit organization, funded
by the United States Department of Housing & Urban Development to provide subsidized housing and resident initiative programs for eligible citizens of Warren County. The WMHA operates in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law. It is the policy of WMHA to house persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, family status, handicap, or national origin.

The WMHA was created on April 4, 1973 and is operated by a five (5) member Board of Commissioners.  Two (2) members by the chief executive officer of the most populous city in the territory included in the district, in accordance with the last preceding federal census, one appointee of the chief executive officer for one (1) year term and one appointee of the chief executive officer for five (5) year term. One member shall be appointed by the probate court for an initial term of four (4) years. One member shall be appointed by the court of common pleas for an initial term of three (3) years. One member shall be appointed by the board of county commissioners for an initial term of two (2) years. Thereafter, all members of the authority shall be appointed for five-year terms and vacancies due to expired terms shall be filled by the same appointing powers.

The current WMHA Board of Commissioners are:

Robert Alexander, Chairman
Madelyn Coons
Larry Dempsey
Lauren Cavanaugh
Jade Hollon

The Board of Commissioners meet at 990 East Ridge Drive on the third Friday of each month at 9:00 A.M. There will be no meetings held in July and December.