Neighborhood Development

We have several programs that help to boost neighborhood development.

Community Development Construction Projects - Meet and Confer
Community Development Construction Projects - Meet and Confer

The Meet and Confer is an opportunity for contractors to meet with City staff and developers to learn about City-assisted construction activities and projects. Meet and Confer sessions are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month.

CRA Commercial Tax Abatement Program

The City of Cincinnati offers a tax abatement program to companies and developers building or renovating a residential, commercial, industrial, or mixed-use facility in such cases where the new or renovated facilities will result in job creation.

CiTiRAMA 2014
CiTiRAMA 2014

This year's CiTiRAMA® will be held at Witherby Meadows, a development located located in College Hill off of North Bend Road. CiTiRAMA® is a partnership between the City of Cincinnati and the Home Builders Assocation of Greater Cincinnati.

Community Development Corporations

The City provides operating support funds to non-profit Community Development Corporations that provide new housing opportunities in the City.

Community Housing Development Organizations

A Community Housing Development Organization is a private, nonprofit, community-based organization dedicated to developing affordable housing.

Neighborhood Stabilization Program

Neighborhood Stabilization Program funds are being used to redevelop foreclosed, abandoned and vacant residential properties.

Neighborhood Support Program

The City's Neighborhood Support Program provides funding to community councils for neighborhood projects and activities, such as newsletters, membership drives and beautification.

Real Estate Ambassadors

The Cincinnati Real Estate Ambassadors promote urban living and help increase homeownership in the City of Cincinnati.

Section 3 Program

Section 3 requires that preference is given to low- and very low-income residents and the businesses that employ them for new employment, training, and contracting opportunities resulting from the HUD-funded project.

Single-Family Support Fund

The Single-Family Support Fund makes gap financing available to Community Development Corporations with limited capacity so they can quickly produce homeownership units and target spot blight.