Community Development

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.

  • Applications Now Being Accepted for 2020 Exterior Paint Program

    Applications are being accepted for the 2020 Exterior Paint Program which provides paint and materials to homeowners for the exterior of their homes. Homeowners, as well as tenants, who meet income guideline requirements may submit an application for the program. Funds cover the cost up to $1,500 for owner occupants and $750 for tenants in paint and materials. Labor is not included. Applications must be received by the deadline of Feb. 28, 2020.

  • Citywide Development Assistance Grant Program

    The Department of Community Development, Division of Administrative Services is accepting applications for the Citywide Development Assistance Grant Program.  RFPs announcing this funding opportunity were released to current grantees effective February 7th.

    Nonprofits that are interested in applying should contact Commissioner Joy Anderson at janderson2@city.cleveland.oh.us.  The proposal due date is Friday, March 6th.

  • Social Service Operating Support Grant Program

    The Department of Community Development, Division of Administrative Services is accepting applications for the Social Service Operating Support Grant Program.  RFPs announcing this funding opportunity were released to current grantees effective February 7th.  Nonprofits that are interested in applying should contact Commissioner Joy Anderson at janderson2@city.cleveland.oh.us.  The proposal due date is Friday, March 6th.

  • Get Your Taxes Prepared Free

    Please do not pay for filing your taxes.  Attached is contact information for FREE Tax filing.

  • 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.

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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