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LMH Names Anneliese Grytafey as New Chief of Staff

Joaquin Cintron Vega, President and CEO of LMH (Lucas Metropolitan Housing), has announced that the agency has named Anneliese Grytafey, Esq., as Chief of Staff. Grytafey previously served as the agency's Chief Policy and Program Officer.

Before joining Lucas Metropolitan Housing, she served as Vice President, Strategic Initiatives & Grantmaking at the Greater Toledo Community Foundation. While there, she was responsible for the administration and oversight of grant making, scholarships and civic engagement activities at a philanthropic foundation with over $300 million in assets.

"Anneliese is an unconditional supporter of my vision to improve our existing services and to expand the housing opportunities we offer to our low-income population.  Together, we will transform vision into reality," stated Cintron Vega. 

Prior to her work in philanthropy, Grytafey served in economic development roles at the Economic & Community Development Institute and the Regional Growth Partnership. She started her career as an attorney at Legal Aid of Western Ohio and Advocates for Basic Legal Equality as an Equal Justice Works Fellow.

She graduated from State University of New York College at Buffalo and received her J.D. from the University of Akron School of Law. She is licensed to practice law in the state of Ohio. In 2017, she was awarded a certificate of completion from the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.  She currently serves on the Board of Trustees for the Toledo Alliance for the Performing Arts.

Grytafey's goal at LMH will be to drive organizational excellence across the agency's many programs and to work to expand access to opportunity for the nearly 17,000 individuals and families the agency so proudly serves.

About Lucas Metropolitan Housing

Established in 1933, Lucas Metropolitan Housing (LMH) continues to provide affordable housing to adults, seniors and children in its Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher, Mixed-Income and Market Rate housing units. LMH also provides a myriad of programs and opportunities designed to improve the total quality of life for our residents, with the ultimate goal of achieving self-sufficiency. The programs and services are the results of successful collaborations with numerous community partners.

Our current housing portfolio consists of 2,633 Public Housing units; 4,657 Housing Choice Vouchers; 322 Low-Income Housing Tax Credit units; 198 Market Rate units and 107 Homeownership Properties. There are approximately 17,500 people who reside in LMHA properties. Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority partners with ALL people and organizations willing to exchange ideas and efforts to enhance Toledo, Lucas County and the world.