Early Childhood Initiative Helps Parents and Children with an Early Start to Education – Part 1
By Lyndsey Schley
Children growing up in poverty have a different set of challenges than their more affluent peers. One local housing authority believes their access to these children gives them a unique opportunity to help.
The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority, or AMHA, provides housing subsidies to about 20,000 people in Summit County. They own and manage about 10,000 units themselves and provide Housing Choice Vouchers for the rest.