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Public Housing Waiting Lists

The Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA) is accepting year-round preliminary applications for the Low Income Public Housing Program. These waiting lists will be available beginning August 15, 2022. After August 15, 2022, you may visit the Rent Café website to apply for any of the available Public Housing Waiting Lists.


If you are having trouble creating your account, please remember that the password must be at least eight (8) characters composed of:

  1. One upper case character (A-Z)
  2. One lower case character (a-z)
  3. One numerical digit (0-9)
  4. One non-alphanumeric character (! @ # $ % ^ & * ? + -)

For example: P@ssword1 OR PaSS123!


Follow the instructions below to create an account and update your contact information.

  1. Select on the Create an Account link on the login screen.
  2. Enter your information in the fields provided.
  3. If the information you entered in verified, an account will be created and you may immediately log in.
  4. Return to the login page and enter the user name and password you created and click on the login button.
  5. Once in the system you will see your profile.
  6. Select Change Personal Information on the top right of the page.
  7. A new window will open.
  8. Enter your correct home address, mailing address, and telephone numbers.
  9. Select Save at the bottom of the new window.
  10. If your addresses and telephone numbers have not changed, select Save.


Changes will be approved within 24 hours of your submission.