Read the latest news from the Department of Community Development.

City Releases 2013 Federal Program Performance Report

The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is the City's primary method for reporting how certain federal development and housing money is spent. This document outlines City projects that were completed and programs that were implemented in 2013 using federal CDBG and HOME funds.

March 4, 2014
Community Needs Survey

How should the city prioritize its HUD funds? Take a quick 5-survey to tell us what's most important to you!

January 29, 2014
East Price Hill, Walnut Hills Picked For 2014 NEP
East Price Hill, Walnut Hills Picked For 2014 NEP

Today, Mayor John Cranley and Interim City Manager Scott Stiles stood with community leaders from East Price Hill and Walnut Hills to announce that the 2014 Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP) is coming to those neighborhoods.

December 23, 2013
City Commits $7M To Removing Blight

The City of Cincinnati has committed $7 million in contracts for the demolition of condemned and blighted structures throughout the city's neighborhoods.

December 23, 2013

The Department of Trade & Development is excited to hear about the various LIHTC applications proposed for submission for OHFA’s 2014 QAP.  In order for LIHTC applications to be considered for these Local Collaboration points, Developers will need to follow these instructions and submit the following to the Department of Trade & Development by close of business (5pm) on Mon January 13, 2014:

December 2, 2013
Turning Blight Into 'Bright Sites'
Turning Blight Into 'Bright Sites'

We are now seeing some progress on the Bright Sites initiative.

August 29, 2013
The City 2014 HUD Action Plan is now available

The City of Cincinnati’s 2014 Annual Action Plan presents a series of initiatives to be accomplished between January 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014, which corresponds to the City’s Fiscal Year 2014 (January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014) and Fiscal Year 2015 (July 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014). The purpose of the Action Plan is to ensure that public services, economic development, and housing services are delivered in an efficient and effective manner. The Action Plan identifies and seeks to implement various programs administered and subsidized with the use of federal funds. Most important the Action Plan is a reflection of the annual goals and objectives set-forth in the Five-Year Consolidated Plan 2009-2014.

Draft last updated on 11/22/2013

August 14, 2013
Carthage Kicks Off NEP
Carthage Kicks Off NEP

The City of Cincinnati, along with more than 100 people, kicked off the Carthage Neighborhood Enhancement Program

July 17, 2013
'Moving Ohio Forward' Brings New Hope To Evanston
'Moving Ohio Forward' Brings New Hope To Evanston

Long-awaited progress finally happened today at the demolition of the St. Leger apartments in Evanston.

April 22, 2013
Vibrant Voices Newsletter - Spring 2013

Vibrant Voices is the newsletter for the Department of Community Development. In this issue, learn more about the Moving Ohio Forward demolition program, changes to the City's tax abatement program, and Avondale's selection to receive a major federal grant.

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