Housing Options

Habitat for Humanity (440) 988-7344
396 Park Avenue
Amherst, Ohio 44001
Builds simple homes for low income families.

Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority (440) 288-1600
1600 Kansas Avenue (440) 324-4424
Lorain, Ohio 44052
Affordable housing for low income individuals throughout Lorain County.

New Sunrise Properties (440) 365-9600
1100 North Abbe Road, Suite A 
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Affordable Housing for mentally disabled, homeless and low income individuals.

South Lorain Development Corp. (44) 277-6142
P.O. Box 1351
2835 Pearl Avenue
Lorain, Ohio 44055
Affordable home program, down payment assistance, home painting for low income residents.

City of Elyria - CHIP Program (440) 322-3900
131 Court Street 
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Comprehensive Home Improvement Program. Provides loans for heating, plumbing, electrical and structural repairs to bring homes up to code.

Lorain County Community Action Agency (440) 245-1870
205 West 20th Street
Lorain, Ohio 44052
Home weatherization assistance. Housing program includes repairs, rehabilitation of older homes and selling those homes to low income families.

Lorain County Office on Aging (440) 326-4800
320 North Gateway Boulevard
Elyria, Ohio 44035
Minor home repairs done by volunteers for older adults in Lorain County.

YWCA - Elyria (440) 322-6308
318 West Avenue
Elyria, Ohio 44035

  • s campus shelter for homeless women. Transitional housing.