Neighborhood Residential and Commercial Revitalization

Impact Investing Opportunities

“Through social investing, we're finding ways to complement grantmaking and play an influential role in driving needed capital to underserved populations.”

The Kresge Foundation

Dream Loan Fund

“We’re excited to support The Port through this fund, to invest in neighborhood commercial corridors throughout the City of Cincinnati. We believe mixed-income, mixed-use communities are a platform to greater economic mobility in America’s cities by combining integrated housing strategies with neighborhood based entrepreneurship. The Port is demonstrating how coordinated investments in housing combined with […]

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Available Sites for Redevelopment or Lease

Programs

Reach Home Rehab

“We talked about 20 houses being redone and renovated and rehabbed and resold, and I thought, ’20 houses. That’s going to take forever in this neighborhood,’ but we have exceeded the goal, the houses are fabulous, we have buyers actually fighting over the homes, and we’re very excited in Evanston about having that program.” Sharron […]

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Dream Loan Fund

“We’re excited to support The Port through this fund, to invest in neighborhood commercial corridors throughout the City of Cincinnati. We believe mixed-income, mixed-use communities are a platform to greater economic mobility in America’s cities by combining integrated housing strategies with neighborhood based entrepreneurship. The Port is demonstrating how coordinated investments in housing combined with […]

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Down Payment Assistance

The Port is proud to offer the Communities First – Down Payment Assistance program, providing first mortgage financing and down payment / closing cost assistance grants to eligible homebuyers. The Port created Communities First – Ohio as part of a commitment to increasing homeownership opportunities for residents in Ohio. What are the Highlights? Impact to […]

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Land Banking

The Hamilton County Land Reutilization Corporation was established in 2011, and placed under The Port’s operational management. This relationship has proved to be a smart, efficient shared services model – strengthening regional revitalization through removing blight and preparing sites for redevelopment. County land banks were created to accomplish four statutory purposes: 1. Facilitate the reutilization […]

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Donate a Property

The Hamilton County Landbank routinely acquires property through donation. We cannot accept all donation offers we receive – we need to acquire clear title and we generally need to know there is an end use for the property – either redevelopment or demolition. Your property donation to the Landbank is likely tax deductible – the […]

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Contracting Opportunities

We regularly bid out projects, and we are always looking for new bidders. We require all of our contractors to go through our prequalification process. Please contact us for a prequalification application.