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.

  • City Seeks Citizen Participation at Public Hearing for 2017-2018 Program Year Action Plan

    The City of Cleveland Department of Community Development has started developing its 2017 plan for the allocation of $28 million in federal resources to serve residents and neighborhoods. The City is required to reach out to community stakeholders to inform them of its development, and is seeking a greater voice from the community about its priorities and the activities that should be considered for funding. An online survey is available, and the City is asking residents, stakeholders and community development partners to take a few minutes to complete it and to share it with others. Preliminary results will be presented at upcoming community meetings. Details are available at 216.664.4597.

  • 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.

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Section 3 Program Certification and Reporting Requirements >>

Storefront Renovation >>