Services for Residents
Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance
The Port Authority of Greater Cincinnati through their Communities First - Down Payment Assistance for Ohio program provides grants of up to 5% to households who meet various income and financial criteria. You do not need to be a first time homebuyer to qualify. For more information please contact the Port Authority at 513-621-3000 or visit www.cincinnatiport.org/public-finance/communitiesfirst-ohio . A brochure for the program is available here .
Sewer and Water Grants
Grants up to $6,500 are available to low and moderate income homeowners. Grants are based on a sliding scale depending on family income and are limited to on-site disposal systems and sewer or water taps. Homeowners must be at or below 80% of area median income. For more information please call 513-946-8230.
People Working Cooperatively
People Working Cooperatively (PWC) offers home repair and emergency repair services to low income homeowners. For more information contact PWC at 513-351-7921 or www.pwchomerepairs.org
Renter Accessibility Program
Grants available to renters and landlords to pay for accessibility modifications in rental units. If a renter has a disability and needs to make modifications to the unit, like a ramp or grab bars, this program can help. Please see below application or call Hamilton County Planning and Development at 513-946-8230 for more information.
Renter Accessibility Program Application