The Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority (BMHA) has been serving the citizens of Butler County for over 70 years by providing affordable rental housing to low and moderate income persons.

BMHA was founded on December 29th, 1938 as the Hamilton Metropolitan Housing Authority under the Housing Act of 1937. The name of the organization was changed in 1966 to the Butler Metropolitan Housing Authority to better describe the services we offer.

BMHA is a political subdivision of the state of Ohio and was created under the Housing Act of 1937 through an act of the Ohio Legislature. BMHA is administered under the regulations of: The Department of Housing and Urban Development, The State of Ohio and local governments.

BMHA is governed by a 5 member Board of Commissioners appointed to staggered 5 year terms. Two members are appointed by the Hamilton City Manager (with approval from the Hamilton City Council), one member by the Common Pleas Court, one member by the Probate Court and one member by the Butler County Commissioners.