The Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority (JMHA) is a political subdivision of the State of Ohio and was created by authority of the Ohio Revised Code.

JMHA serves Jefferson County and was created in 1958. It is governed by a five member Board of Commissioners, currently serving are:

  1. Dr. Frank Petrola – Chair
  2. Gerald DiLoreto – Vice Chair
  3. Joann Welday
  4. Tony Morelli
  5. Melissa Greco

Our Board Members serve five year terms upon appointment by local elected officials.

JMHA operates and administers 768 units of Public Housing that includes 148 units designated for elderly and administers 629 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers.

Our Mission

JMHA is committed to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity, and a suitable living environment free from discrimination.

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