Peterson Announces 35 New Jobs For Jackson County

State Senator Bob Peterson (R-Sabina) announced today that Speyside Bourbon Cooperage Inc. plans to create 35 new jobs following the approval of state funds to support a roadwork project in Jackson.

Brown Announces Nearly $425,000 in New Federal Funds to Provide Housing Assistance for Homeless...

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced new federal funding to provide rental assistance paired with clinical services for homeless veterans in the Columbus area as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) voucher program. The Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority will receive $309,342 and the Fairfield Metropolitan Housing Authority will receive $115,320. Brown is ranking member of the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Sen. Brown Announces $102,000 in Rural Development Funding for Hocking County

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $69,000 in federal grant funding and a $33,000 loan for Hocking County from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to fund local projects.

FEMA Awards $921,790 Grant to the Village of Valley View and $224,670 Grant to...

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has released Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) funds in the amount of $921,790 to the village of Valley View, Ohio, and $224,670 to Medina County, Ohio, for the mitigation of flood prone residential structures.  The Medina County funding will be used to acquire and demolish one structure in the floodplain of the Rocky River.

OHFA Board Bids Farewell to a Member, Approves Nearly $18 Million for Affordable Housing...

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board recognized the departure of a long-standing member this morning. The Board also approved nearly $18 million for affordable housing initiatives across the state of Ohio, including:

State of Ohio Receives $11.9 Million Grant to Expand Affordable Housing Options to Ohioans...

In an effort to provide more affordable housing choices and prevent Ohioans with disabilities from being institutionalized or facing homelessness, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) $11.9 million of new federal funding to support a five-year rental assistance program

More Than $40 Million for Affordable Housing Initiatives

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board approved more than $40 million for affordable housing initiatives across the state of Ohio, including

Kaptur, Toledo Mayor Announce Green Infrastructure Grant

Congresswoman Kaptur (OH-9) and Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins announced a federal award for environmental infrastructure improvements in the Cullen Park area of the Point Place neighborhood.

Demolition Grant Program Update Shows 6,000 Abandoned Properties Demolished

COLUMBUS, Ohio - October 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General DeWine announced today that his Demolition Grant Program has surpassed 6,000 properties demolished. DeWine provided an update on the program as part of a keynote address at a neighborhood revitalization conference in Columbus, "Revitalizing Ohio's Vacant Properties: Tools and Policies to Transform Communities," sponsored by the Greater Ohio Policy Center and Thriving Communities Institute.

Congresswoman Kaptur Announces Legislation To Bring More Help to Homeless Veterans

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 26, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (OH-9) has introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to make the Ohio Veterans Home and other state veterans homes eligible for homelessness grant funding from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Turner Announces Grant to Combat Veterans’ Homelessness

Washington, DC - July 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congressman Mike Turner is announcing a grant of $757,000 to St. Vincent de Paul Social Services, Inc. to help combat veterans’ homelessness. St. Vincent de Paul is a nonprofit organization, annually serving over 100,000 people in need. The grant, which comes from the Department of Veterans Affairs Supportive Services for Veterans Families program, will serve approximately 254 participant households throughout southwest Ohio. Specifically, households in Dayton and Kettering in Montgomery County, as well as those in Clark, Greene, Preble, Darke, and Miami Counties will benefit from this grant.

Attorney General DeWine Praises Efforts of City of Mansfield, Richland County to Demolish Abandoned...

MANSFIELD, OH - February 4, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined Mansfield Mayor Tim Theaker and several other Richland County officials at the demolition of an abandoned house made possible by a grant from his Demolition Grant Program. The property at 102 Raymond Avenue in Mansfield is one of many properties in Ohio that have been demolished through efforts by local communities and the Attorney General's Demolition Grant Program.

Sen. Brown Announces New Resources To Provide More Than 300 Affordable Housing Units For...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- A Cincinnati neighborhood received new resources to redevelop blighted and abandoned property while providing safe, affordable housing for seniors. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding will build more than 300 housing units in Avondale


CHICAGO, IL - October 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Donovan recently announced $2,302,993 in grants to help 1,083 senior citizens and persons with disabilities in Ohio receive health care, meals, and other critical supportive services.

Brown Announces New Federal Resources To Provide Critical Services To Homeless Veterans In Mahoning...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- New federal resources will provide critical support for homeless veterans in Warren. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that Family and Community Services, Inc. of Portage County has been awarded a new federal grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) which will serve homeless veterans in Warren. The $960,000 grant will be used to provide temporary housing for homeless veterans.

Ohio EPA Seeks Comments on Urban Setting Designation for Kent Property

September 3, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio EPA is considering a request to grant an Urban Setting Designation (USD) for property located at 800 Mogadore Road in Kent. A USD application for the 17.7-acre property was submitted by HzW Environmental Consultants LLC on behalf of Thomas & Betts Corporation and the city of Kent. The Agency is seeking public comments before making a final decision

Attorney General DeWine Announces Homeless Youth and Aged-Out Victim of Crime Grants

COLUMBUS, OH - August 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced two youth service organizations will be sharing nearly $430,000 in grant funding to help the young homeless population.

Attorney General DeWine Lauds Moving Ohio Forward Demolitions Around Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, OH - August 23, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today thanked local communities throughout the state that are beginning to take advantage of Moving Ohio Forward grants to demolish abandoned homes. DeWine gave his remarks at the demolition of one such property in Youngstown, where he was joined by Youngstown Mayor Charles Sammarone.

Brown Announces New Federal Grant to Provide Critical Services to Homeless and Low-Income Veterans...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- New federal resources will provide critical support services for homeless and low-income veterans in Cleveland. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that Mental Health Services for Homeless Persons, Inc. in Cuyahoga County has been awarded a new federal grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program. The $995,709 grant will be used to provide supportive services to low-income veteran families living in or transitioning to permanent housing

Communities Receive More Than $2.3 Million in Community Development Block Grant Funding

Columbus, OH - July 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In an effort to improve Ohio communities and benefit job creation, the Ohio Department of...


Central Ohio Housing Report – December 2018

While the 2017 housing market was marked by renewed optimism fueled by stock market strength, higher wages and a competitive environment for home sales, 2018 maintained the competitive housing market amid less than stellar stock market performance and rising interest rates while housing affordability dipped to a ten-year low.