HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HEAP)
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a federally funded program administered by the Ohio Department of Development's Office of Community Assistance (OCA). It is designed to help eligible low-income Ohioans meet the high costs of home heating.
OHIO PIPP PLUS
Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus (PIPP Plus)
Under PIPP Plus, if you heat with gas, you pay 6 percent of your monthly household income to your gas company and 6 percent to your electric company. If you heat with electricity, you pay 10 percent of your monthly household income. The Community Action Agency or utility company will inform you of your PIPP Plus installment. Once you are enrolled in the program, you must pay your installment every month in full and on time.
HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
CITY OF GENEVA CHIP PROGRAM
Public Meeting-September 28, 2011, 5:30pm, Geneva City Hall, Council room, 44 N. Forest Street, Geneva, Ohio
The City of Geneva recently received a $500,000 Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) grant from the Ohio Department of Development. The grant provides for four (4) basic housing activities: $272,100 for Homeowner Rehabilitation on a city-wide basis with three projects being targeted; $71,900 for Home Repair on a city-wide basis; $61,000 Private Rental Rehabilitation on a city-wide basis; and $35,000 for Down payment/Rehabilitation Assistance. The balance of the grant provides for fair housing and administration. The grant must be completed by October 31, 2013.
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Small Cities Program
City of Geneva
The City of Geneva is eligible to apply for funds under the Fiscal Year 2011 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Small Cities Program, a federally-funded program and other related programs administered by the State of Ohio, Department of Development. The City of Geneva may apply for FY 2011 funding under the Small Cities Community Development Program (Formula), Water and Sewer, Economic Development, Downtown Revitalization, Discretionary, and Imminent Threat and Community Housing Improvement Program grants. The City of Geneva is eligible for at least $500,000 of Fiscal Year 2011 Community Housing Improvement Program funding and $400,000 of Fiscal Year 2011 Downtown Revitalization Program funding providing the City meets applicable program requirements.
The first of two (or more) public hearings will be held February 24, 2011 at 5:30 P.M. in the City Council Room, City Municipal Building, 44 North Forest Street, Geneva, to provide citizens with pertinent information about the CDBG program including an explanation of eligible activities and program requirements. The CDBG program can fund a broad range of activities, including: economic development projects, street, water supply, drainage and sanitary sewer improvements, park acquisition and improvements, demolition of unsafe structures, rehabilitation of housing, and neighborhood facilities. The activities must be designed to primarily benefit low- and moderate- income persons, aid in the prevention or elimination of slum and blight, or meet an urgent need of the community.
Questions regarding the City of Geneva CHIP Program should be addressed to:
Fair Housing Brochure - Must be read before submitting application
CHIP Program Summary
CHIP Program Application
Community Housing Improvement Program Funds
Please contact Tammy Shuttleworth at (440) 466-4675.
Community Housing Improvement Program Progress Report
Fair Housing Information
What Is Fair Housing
Fair Housing For All
Landlord Tenant Responsibilities