RENTAL ASSISTANCE

Through its Housing Choice Voucher and Performance Based Contract Administration rental programs, OHFA assists more than 25,000 families with rent each month.

Rental Assistance Programs

OHFA administers the Housing Choice Voucher Program and the Performance Based Contract Administration Program with the goal of providing rental assistance to low-income families, including those who have disabilities, who are elderly, or who are at great risk of homelessness.

Housing Choice
Voucher Program

Individuals who want to apply for a Housing Choice Voucher must register for an account.

PBCA
Program

Applicants apply to live in a PBCA apartment complex directly with the selected property.

EMERGENCY VOUCHERS

OHFA now offers Emergency Housing Vouchers for individuals facing homelessness, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking. Eligibility is determined by one of OHFA's participating entities.

Family Self Sufficiency / Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership

PORTABILITY/TRANSFERRING ASSISTANCE

Portability in the Housing Choice Voucher program refers to the process in which a family can transfer or “port” their rental subsidy when moving to a location outside the jurisdiction of the Public Housing Agency (PHA) that first gave you the voucher when you were selected for the program (the initial PHA).

Questions?

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See answers to Frequently Asked Questions regarding OHFA’s Housing Choice Voucher Program

HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER
EMAIL ADDRESSES

Waiting List
[email protected]

Initial Certification
[email protected]

Recertification Team
[email protected]

FSS/Homeownership
[email protected]

Emergency Housing Voucher
[email protected]

Portability/VASH
[email protected]

Rental Finance Questions
[email protected]

HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER & PBCA PHONE NUMBERS

Contact one of our specialists to discuss your specific questions and/or concerns.

Housing Choice Voucher:
405-842-2471

Housing Choice Voucher Toll-Free:
800-256-1489

Emergency Housing Vouchers:
405-419-8177

Housing Choice Voucher Fax:
405-879-8822

Preapp Status:
866-569-6306

PBCA:
405-419-8181

PBCA Toll Free:
800-436-1347