Metropolitan Housing Authority


The Authority assists low-income families, including those who are elderly or disabled, with safe, decent, and affordable housing opportunities as those families strive to achieve self-sufficiency and improve the quality of their lives. The Authority is committed to providing professional services in a caring, efficient, and ethical manner, and in developing and maintaining working partnerships with its clients and other community agencies in order to accomplish its mission.


The Authority consists of five members, two of which are appointed by the Mayor. The Athens County Commissioners, Athens County Probate Court, and Athens County Common Pleas Court each have one appointment. Term length is 5 years.

Appointed By Term Ending
Foran, Timothy J. (Chair) Athens County Commissioners
Hoffman, Phyllis City of Athens Mayor May 2021
Nally, Mary Athens County Probate Court
Hatas, Kelly Athens County Common Pleas Court
Walker, Bill City of Athens Mayor April 2024


  • 1st Thursday of every month
  • 3:00 PM
  • MHA, Hope Drive