Emergency Housing Vouchers

The Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority has been allocated 339 Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. CMHA is working with the Cuyahoga County Continuum of Care to develop EHV processes. Information will be posted on this page when it is available.

Information for Applicants

To be eligible for an EHV, applicants must meet income restrictions and must meet one of the following eligibility categories:

  1. Homeless
  2. At risk of homelessness
  3. Fleeing or attempting to flee domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking or human trafficking
  4. Recently homeless

To Receive an Emergency Housing Voucher

You must be referred to CMHA through the Cuyahoga County Continuum of Care (CoC). Referals for EHVs must come directly through the CoC Coordinated Entry System. If you believe you may be eligible for EHV assistance, please contact your shelter case manager.

Information for Landlords

Have a vacant unit? When EHVs become available in Cuyahoga County, 339 families will be looking for rental units! See below to learn how to participate:

  • View our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about the EHV program (Coming Soon)
  • Advertise your available units. You may list properties free of charge on GoSection8.com external site link. You may also wish to advertise your property through an alternative source. If so, please place in your ad that "vouchers are welcome".
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