Questions regarding the CHIP should be directed to your Office of Community Development Residential Revitalization Specialist at (614) 466-2285.
Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) provides funding to local governments for the improvement and provision of 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 Improvement Program (CHIP) 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 the improvement and provision of affordable housing for low- and moderate-income persons, and help develop local administrative capacity.
Total Funds Available: FY 2013 – $20,872,000
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 FY 2013
FY 2013 CHIP Awards: FY 2013 CHIP Awards 08.20.13 and FY 2013 CHIP Ohio Housing Trust Fund Awards 09.23.13