Housing Programs

The Trumbull County Planning Commission administers multiple housing assistance programs available to Trumbull County residents who meet the eligibility requirements:

HOME Homeownership Loan Program

The HOME Homeownership Loan Program is designed to assist low- to moderate-income individuals with downpayment assistance for purchase of a home in Trumbull County outside of the cities of Warren, Girard, and Niles.

HOME Homeownership Loan Program Brochure

Verification of Employment Form

HOME Housing Rehabilitation Program

The HOME Housing Rehabilitation Program is a Single-Family, Owner-Occupied, Housing Rehabilitation Program designed to assist low and moderate income individuals living within Trumbull County outside the cities of Warren, Girard, Cortland, Hubbard and Niles (these cities have their own programs and funding for similar projects).

HOME Housing Rehabilitation Program Brochure


Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP)

The Community Housing Impact and Preservation (CHIP) is a competitive grant through the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA). Trumbull County has received PY 2018 funds to provide financial assistance to qualified homeowners in Trumbull County. The PY 2018 CHIP has two areas in which assistance can be provided: Private Owner Rehabilitation & Home Repair. Trumbull County is applying for PY2021 funds.

Fair Housing

Trumbull County complies with Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 (Fair Housing Act) and Ohio Revised Code 4112, as amended, which prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status (including children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women, and people securing custody of children under the age of 18), handicap (disability), ancestry, and military status.

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CY2020 to CY2021 CDBG Fair Housing Program

Trumbull County Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing and AI Fair Housing Action Plan Update