The Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority, located in Akron, Ohio, is a public agency and provides subsidized housing options and professional services for the residents of Summit County in Ohio. It offers the housing choice voucher program, moderate rehabilitation-single room occupancy program and family self-sufficiency programs. The Housing Choice Voucher Program of the authority offers participants freedom of choice in finding private-owned housing units. The housing authority also offers resident support and social services and establishes resident councils. It also offers counseling and referral services, and helps in coordination of joint programs with other community agencies and acquisition of project grants. The Resident Support Services Department of the housing authority is responsible for the administration of requests for accommodation by its residents under the Americans with Disabilities Act. The housing authority also provides child care, education, transportation, job training, substance abuse treatment, consumer credit counseling and utility assistance programs.