Resources to Find New Housing

Finding a new place to live can be exciting, but there are so many places to look for housing, it can feel overwhelming. And if you’re trying to move in a hurry, this can be stressful.

Below are some places you may find helpful while looking for rental homes or apartments. The sites we’ve included are trustworthy and provide important information you need to avoid scams and make a good choice for you and your household.

Note: This is not a complete list. There are a lot of websites that can help you find places to rent. The ones we are including here are good resources that are focused on safe, affordable housing for low-income families.


Ohio Housing Locator: Search for housing in Ohio based on zip code, handicap accessibility, housing specifically for seniors, rural communities, and more.


HUD Ohio Rentals: Find subsidized and public housing options.


Summit Housing Search: Find or list a place to rent in Summit County. Sponsored by 211, the City of Akron, and Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority.


Metropolitan Housing Authority: A low-income housing program that offers housing in Columbiana, Mahoning, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, and Wayne counties. To find their website, search “Metropolitan Housing Authority” and your county's name.