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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]

LOW INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT DEVELOPERS PLANNING TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION IN 2019

If you did not attend the Multi Family Developer Meeting on October 22, 2018 please contact TRACY SWANSON at 614-645-1819 or TLSwanson@Columbus.gov to receive the 2019 guidelines and application.                                     

Please note:  All applications must be delivered to Tracy Swanson by 3:00 p.m. on January 2, 2019

housing overview

Housing Division Overview The Housing Division serves Columbus by preserving and producing housing that helps build strong, distinct and vibrant neighborhoods. The Housing Division collaborates with federal, state and local government housing agencies to strategically target its resources for neighborhood investment. These programs are available to city of Columbus residents eligible for assistance guided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Income Guidelines. The Housing Division also offers programs available to for profit and non profit developers to help create affordable housing through new construction and rehabilitation of current housing stock. - learn more

homeowner assistance

Homeowner Assistance The Housing Division offers many programs that may be of assistance to current and future homeowners in the city of Columbus.  These programs are available to city of Columbus residents eligible for assistance guided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Income Guidelines. - learn more

housing developer

Housing Developer The Housing Division offers programs available to for profit and non profit developers to help create affordable housing through new construction and rehabilitation of current housing stock.  Learn more about the current programs in the Housing Division geared toward Housing Developers. - learn more

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Vacant and Abandoned Properties The Vacant and Abandoned Property Initiative (VAP) is a three point program that outlines a plan of attack to address the increase in vacant and abandoned houses in Columbus neighborhoods. - learn more

FHAct Opportunity Fund 2019-2021

The City of Columbus has elected to participate in the FHAct50 Building Opportunity fund for the years 2019-2021 and is issuing a Notice of Funding Availability (“NOFA”) for rental housing projects affordable to low and moderate-income households that meet the goals and objectives of the City’s 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan.   The FHAct50 Building Opportunity fund provides access to a pool of $3 million in low income housing tax credits to further the creation of diverse and accessible communities within the boundaries of a Target Area Plan (TAP) identified by the City of Columbus

The application deadline is 3:00 p.m. DECEMBER 14, 2018,

The FHAct  NOFA, Guidelines, Application and TAP  map can be located at https://www.columbus.gov/housingdivision/rhpp/