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Economic & Community Development

The Office of Economic and Community Development is responsible for overseeing all activities regarding grant administration for public financing of infrastructure and economic development projects for the City of Cambridge, and also on behalf of Guernsey County. In addition, Economic and Community Development administers major State and Federal Housing Programs for the City of Cambridge and Guernsey County.

Other Functions

Tenant/Landlord Counseling
Public Information resources for housing and community development
Community Development Program Management utilizing State of Ohio Formula Funds, EDA, ARC, and other State and Federal funds
HUD Certified Comprehensive Housing Counseling
Research and Survey of Community Housing
Local and Regional Development Assessment and Research
Environmental Reviews
Zoning Review Issues
Interagency Community Development Coordination
Review Local State Tax Credit Proposals
Fair Housing Coordination
Lead agency for the MidEast Ohio Fair Housing Consortium which includes the City of Cambridge, Guernsey County, and Monroe County
Comprehensive Housing Counseling

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Cambridge Zoning and Planning Commission
Cambridge-Guernsey Community Improvement Corporation
Cambridge Architectural and Design Commission
Cambridge Community Sign Commission
City and County Homeless Coalition
Downtown Ohio
Ohio Department of Housing and Urban Development
Ohio Fair Housing Congress
Housing Advisory Committee/Community Housing Improvements Strategy
MidEast Ohio Fair Housing Consortium
Ohio Mideastern Governments Association (OMEGA)
Job Training Partnership Act Coordination
National Trust for Historic Preservation
American Planning Association (APA)
National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO)
Economic Development Council
Appalachian Task Force
Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO)
Southeast Ohio Regional Heritage Commission