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, Niles, and Cortland.
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, Niles, and Cortland (these cities have their own programs and funding for similar projects). Funding for the HOME Housing Rehabilitation Program is targeted to Kinsman Township. If you are a resident of Kinsman Township and are interested in applying, please call our office at 330.675.2480.
Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP)
The Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) is a competitive grant through the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA). Trumbull County has received FY 2013 funds to provide financial assistance to qualified homeowners in Trumbull County. The FY 2013 CHIP has three areas in which assistance can be provided: Private Owner Rehabilitation, Home Repair, and Home Repair-Septic. All funds for CHIP have been committed. Please check back in 2016 if you are interested in applying.
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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Save Our Homes
If you are in or facing foreclosure please visit the Save Our Valley Homes website for information on how to seek help.