Questions regarding the CHIP should be directed to your Office of Community Development Residential Revitalization Program Representative at (614) 466-2285.
Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP) Program provide funding to local governments to improve and provide affordable housing for low- and moderate-income citizens. CHIP funds are distributed in one competitive funding round. A community is allowed to submit only one application in any application round.
The Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP) Program provides grants to eligible communities interested in undertaking housing-related activities, including necessary infrastructure improvements. The grants are awarded competitively and encourage a flexible, community-wide approach to improving and providing affordable housing for low- and moderate-income persons, and strengthening neighborhoods through community collaboration.
Total Funds Available: PY 2014– $26,875,000
Funding Source: Federal Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Program
Eligibility: Non-entitlement counties and cities with an approved Community Housing Improvement Strategy or included in a nonparticipating jurisdiction consortium; or entitlement cities located in a nonparticipating county with an approved Consolidated Plan and meeting CHIP requirements.
Application: Closed for PY2014
FY 2013 CHIP Awards: PY 2014 Chip Program Awards and PY 2014 CHIP Awards Map