Community Development

Templin-Bradley Company Lofts Celebrates Grand Opening

In a collaborative effort to continue to turn vacant properties into safe and affordable housing, investments are steadily being made in the City of Cleveland. Cleveland Community representatives and leaders were joined by members of the Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization for a tour and special remarks held at the newly renovated Templin-Bradley Company Lofts ribbon cutting and open house event located in Gordon Square’s Arts District and Local Historic District at 5700 Detroit Avenue in Cleveland.

The Department of Community Development is responsible for planning, administering, and evaluating HUD funds. The Department implements programs designed to conserve and expand the housing stock; revitalize commercial areas; acquire, maintain, and market vacant land; improve the quality of human services; and develop small area or neighborhood strategies.

  • 2015 Housing Trust Fund Request For Proposals

    The Cleveland Department of Community Development will be making available low-cost development financing for housing to be constructed or substantially rehabilitated within the City of Cleveland.

    Basic program elements include:

    • -Projects must be affordable to low and moderate income households.
    • -Both rental housing and for-sale residential developments are eligible for consideration.
    • -Projects must have at least 4 units, with preference given for 15 or more units
    • -Maximum Housing Trust Fund financing per project will be $600,000

    The deadline for proposal submissions is Thursday, June 20, 2015. A full program description, including selection criteria and the required Proposal Format are available here.

  • Storefront Renovation Program (SRP) Assists Neighborhood Retail Districts

    Cleveland’s SRP helps retail districts become attractive, economically viable, and diverse places to visit and shop by assisting in the design and funding of signage and the rehabilitation of traditional storefront buildings.

  • Community Development Consolidated Plan/2015-2016 Action Plan

    The Con Plan details how the Department of Community Development will spend approximately $27 million in federal HUD funds, from 6/1/2015 to 5/31/2016. Programs include: Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership, Emergency Solutions Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS.

  • Community Development Consolidated Plan and Action Plan

    These plans provide details on the spending of Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) funds from 6/1/2013 to 5/31/2014 for grants that include: Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership, Emergency Solutions Grant and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS.

  • Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

    The 2011 CAPER details the performance of activities funded in part by HUD with Community Development Block Grants, the HOME Investment Partnership, Emergency Solutions Grant and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS funds, active in the program year ending 5/31/2012.

Afford-A-Home Mortgage Loans >>

Block Grant Development Program >>

Home Improvement Loans and Programs >>

Land Bank Program >>

Lead Hazard Control Program >>

Residential Tax Abatement >>

Section 3 Program Certification and Reporting Requirements >>

Storefront Renovation >>

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