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Office of the Director   
111 N. Front Street, 8th Floor  
Columbus, OH 43215  
(614) 645.7795   
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Code Enforcement Division   
111 N. Front Street, 3rd Floor   
Columbus, OH 43224-3218   
(614) 645.2202  
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Economic Development
111 N. Front Street, 8th Floor 
Suite 220  
Columbus, OH 43215-4418  
(614) 645.8616  
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Housing Division  
111 N. Front Street, 3rd Floor  
Columbus, OH 43215-9040  
(614) 645.7896  
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Land Redevelopment Division  
845 Parsons Avenue    
Columbus, OH 43206-9030  
(614) 645.5263  
(614) 645-6675  [FAX] 

Planning Division   
111 N. Front Street, 3rd Floor   
Columbus, OH 43215-9030   
(614) 645.8664   
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]

READY FOR REVITALIZATION (Areas meeting 2-4 distress criteria)

 



100%, 15 year property tax abatements will be available for all projects including single family new construction and rehabilitation.  

For projects with four or more housing units, an agreement must be entered into with the City in order to qualify for the abatement.

 

Additional requirements for the lifetime of the abatement:

  • 10% of units affordable and rented to households making up to 80% AMI
  • 10% of units affordable and rented to households making up to 100% AMI
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Property Owners can earn credits to reduce the affordability requirements:

  • 1 unit of affordable housing credit for every 25,000 sq. ft. of Class A office space located in the project
  • 1 unit of affordable housing credit for every $1 million of environmental remediation expenses
  • Rehabilitation of properties listed on the Columbus Register of Historic Properties will be relieved of the affordability requirements.

 

  • 1 unit of affordable housing credit for every one-time $5,000 payment to a local Community Development Corporation.
  • The affordability requirement may be waived if the developer is partnering with a local CDC, Columbus Next Generation Corporation, or another non-profit housing developer
     
    For a quick guide to determining affordable rent for your project please click here.


Single-Family Residential Tax Incentive for Revitalization Areas:  Click Here

Multi-unit Residential Tax Incentive for Revitalization Areas:  Click Here


Housing Contact Info
Department of Development, Housing Division

Office : 614-645-7896
Waiting List Intake Line:
614-645-8526
Email: [email protected] 

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