The City of Middletown, as directed by the U.S. department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), as a result of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA), is being granted $2,144,379 for the purposes of neighborhood stabilization. The funds must be obligated within 18 months of receipt and may be used to acquire vacant and foreclosed property for rehab and resale to households at or below 120% of area median income. They may also be utilized for demolition, land banking, redevelopment, and financing mechanisms. The funds will be administered by the City of Middletown, Community Revitalization Division.
The draft proposal for the expenditure of these funds is available for view at the Middletown library and listed on the city’s website, you can view these by visiting the Progress Reports page. There is a 15 day public comment period from November 7, 2008 to midnight November 22, 2008. Send comments via email to Kyle Fuchs. Written comments may be mailed to: City of Middletown
Community Revitalization Division
Attn: Kyle Fuchs
One Donham Plaza
Middletown, Ohio 45042