Residential Assistance

Opportunity for Property Tax Breaks on Home Improvements

Residential CRA – Cheviot is pleased to offer a special program for property tax abatement on major renovations of residential properties.  It’s called a Residential Community Reinvestment Area (CRA). More information is available under the Building Department tab.

  • Sites that may be helpful to homeowners
    • People Working Cooperatively (PWC) – can provide emergency housing repairs to low-income and elderly households and also provide mobility modifications to assist both renters and homeowners.  Call 513-351-7921 for help.  More info at:
    • The Port Authority offers the Communities First – Ohio Down Payment Assistance program, providing first mortgage financing and down payment/closing cost assistance to eligible homebuyers.  There is no first-time homebuyer requirement.  More info at:
    • Working in Neighborhoods (WIN) – offer New Home Buyer Training Classes and Financial  Literacy Workshops – More info at:
  • CRA Application for Residential Property Tax Abatement
  • CRA Ordinance
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