This dashboard only displays projects that have received city gap financing support or incentives.
How to use this dashboard:
The Affordable Housing dashboard provides a high-level overview of projects currently under construction or completed across the City of Cincinnati that have received city gap financing support or incentives. Users can filter projects based on:
1. Project Categorization: These include Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), and non-Notice of Funding Availability initiatives.
2. Neighborhoods: Based on Statistical Neighborhood Approximation (SNA).
3. Construction: Including new, renovation, or both.
4. Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC): Based on if that project was designated as a LIHTC project.
5. Year: Based on the calendar year when the project was first initiated.
To navigate to the list of addresses please click the arrow on the top right side of the dashboard. To return back to the main page click on the back arrow to the top left side of the dashboard. This dashboard will be updated quarterly.
The Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) provides residential developers with various financing tools and incentives for transformative housing projects that will make positive, visible impacts on our communities. Utilizing gap financing through the City’s Notice Funding Availability, the Affordable Housing Trust Fund, District Tax Increment Financing, and tax abatements, DCED supports projects that achieve Plan Cincinnati's goals to provide a full spectrum of healthy housing options and to improve housing quality and affordability.
Affordable Housing Trust Fund: A fund established by the City of Cincinnati to be used to help finance the new construction and preservation of local affordable housing units.
Affordable Tax Increment Finance District: A tax increment structure where twenty-five percent of the increases in property value (increment) collected in these districts are set aside to be used to help finance the new construction and preservation of affordable housing that benefits the district in which the increment was collected.
Capital: Funding that is pulled from the City of Cincinnati Capital Budget.
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG): A federal entitlement grant provided to states, cities, and counties that is used to support programs and projects to the primary benefit of low- and moderate-income individuals.
Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME): A federal entitlement grant provided to states, cities, and counties that is used to support affordable housing projects for low-income households.
Lead Grant: A federal grant that is focused abating lead paint, dust, and soil hazards in residential properties constructed before 1978.
Neighborhood Business District Improvement Program: A program that allocates annual funding for improvement projects that attract and retain small businesses in all Cincinnati neighborhood business districts (NBDs)
Tax Increment Finance District (TIF): A tax increment structure that takes the increases in property value from new development (increment) and uses them to finance public improvement projects in the designated districts.
Area Median Income (AMI): Area median income is defined as the midpoint of a specific area's income distribution and is calculated on an annual basis by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.