County Council Considers New Housing Program

Cuyahoga County Council is considering legislation to create the Cuyahoga County Housing Program, according to a report from It would bea $30 million, six-year effort to stabilize home values, eliminate blight and to encourage renovation and construction of affordable housing.”

The program would implement recommendations from the Countywide Housing Study, prepared in 2016 by County Planning and the Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University. County Council’s Community Development Committee is scheduled to discuss the proposal at its meeting on January 14.

Read more:

Cuyahoga County considers sweeping housing program to stabilize neighborhoods
Courtney Astolfi, (January 4, 2019)

Cuyahoga Countywide Housing Study
County Planning and the Levin College of Urban Affairs (2016)

Update: County Council unanimously voted to establish the program at its meeting on February 26.

Cuyahoga County Council approves $30 million housing program
Courtney Astolfi, (February 26, 2019)