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.

  • Council Adopts the Cleveland Tax Abatement Program

    The Cleveland City Council has adopted a new tax abatement program and will be final following State approval of the CRA areas.

  • Contractor Pricing List and Contractor Rotation List RFP Now Available

    The City of Cleveland has proposed to conduct an Exterior Paint Program for eligible Cleveland homeowners as an incentive to maintain the exterior of their homes and aid in reducing lead-based paint hazards by providing paint supplies, exterior paint and the necessary labor needed to prepare and paint homes.The Department of Community Development is requesting proposals from contractors to participate in the Exterior Paint Program for homes that require painting.

  • Paint Program 2022 Application

    The Exterior Paint Program assists Cleveland residents in single or two-family homes needing exterior paint.

  • CARES Act Resources

    Cleveland residents needing assistance during the COVID-19 crisis should consult this list of resources available under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

  • 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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