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Housing Development

 

The GDC Housing Development Division handles tasks for existing housing stock rehabilitation and new construction. Emphasis is on high quality and affordable homes. (see pictures of Steeplechase, Glenhaven, Holden Apartments, tax credit single family homes, market rate homes, Parkside Homes)

2003 Highlights:

  • Celebrated grand opening of Steeplechase Apartments, Glenville Elderly II, in partnership with NRP, renovating vacant land into 48 two-bedroom units for low-income seniors 55 and over. Units are fully leased

  • Partnered with Rysar Properties, Cleveland Housing Network and Cresthaven Development for design approval and built several new market rate homes in North Glenville. Constructed (2) homes on East 94th Street, (3) homes on East 99th Street, and (3) homes on East 102nd Street. All sites received the Housing Trust Fund Award.

  • In a joint effort with Rysar Properties and Cleveland Housing Network, received the Housing Trust Fund Award for design and construction of (10) new market rate homes on South Boulevard.

  • Originated approximately (3) loans for the Cleveland Fix-Up Fund.

  • Completed rehabilitation construction management on (15) units for lease purchase and Homeward.

  • Purchased (1) Glenville home, completed rehabilitation and construction management.

  • Completed (12) units for Housewarming Program. Replaced heating units and installed new insulation.

  • Compiled and monitored list of vacant & abandoned board-ups (VAB) in the Glenville area.

  • Electrical Partnership Program (EPP) assists low-moderate income families in reducing energy consumption in their homes. Education of high-energy use in homes and how to reduce costs. Measured efficiency in (40) homes and helped reduce clients electric bills by at least $100 annually.

  • Served low-moderate income families through home repair; weatherization and paint program.

For more information, please contact James Maher or Ken Townsend at 216-851-8724.

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