Reach Home Rehab

Targeted Home Rehab to Jump-Start Neighborhood Redevelopment

“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 Moon, Evanston Resident

REACH (Rehab Across Cincinnati and Hamilton County) involves a partnership between the Redevelopment Authority and the Hamilton County Landbank focused on single-family home rehabilitations in targeted neighborhoods. Hamilton County has a wealth of unique neighborhoods with valuable housing stock, but due to years of neglect and disinvestment, the risk of investment is too high for the private market. Investment is done strategically at scale to create new market comps and position the neighborhood for future investment. A key tenet of REACH is it is done WITH the community and not TO the community. The goal is to create a thriving neighborhood of choice, for both new residents as well as legacy residents.

Morgan Street Rehabs - REACH Walnut Hills

Impact

Evanston and Walnut Hills are the first two REACH target neighborhoods, with plans to launch REACH in ten neighborhoods by 2022. To date, we have renovated 19 homes in Evanston and, after a nine-year period of no home sales, the neighborhood has seen home prices increase in by over 200%. Our next area of focus in Evanston will be St. Leger involving infill of six new-build homes on the street.

We expanded REACH to Walnut Hills in 2016 and have concentrated initial efforts along Morgan Street rehabbing three homes and infilling with three new homes – the first new single-family homes built in Walnut Hills in nearly half a century. We’ve built on that momentum to rehab two more homes and add three new-builds. Two rehabs are currently underway with more to come.

See currently available REACH homes

1509 Blair Avenue – REACH Evanston

Complete renovation of 2,048 SF older home with historic features. Built in 1891, this home is being completely rehabbed as part of REACH Evanston.   FEATURES: Prime location in Evanston only 4 miles from the Central Business District. Part of REACH, Rehab Across Cincinnati and Hamilton County, this circa 1891 home is being fully rehabbed. […]

1537 St. Leger Place – REACH Evanston

FEATURES: Prime location in Evanston only 4 miles from the Central Business District. Part of REACH, Rehab Across Cincinnati and Hamilton County, this new construction home is located on a .162 acre lot SPECIFICATIONS: 2,083 SF Residential Evanston 3 Bed / 2.5 Bath Off street parking Constructed 2017   CONTACT: Liz Eddy Vice President, Cincinnati […]

1542 St. Leger Place – REACH Evanston

FEATURES: Prime location in Evanston only 4 miles from the Central Business District. Part of REACH, Rehab Across Cincinnati and Hamilton County, this new construction home is located on a .205 acre lot SPECIFICATIONS: 2,296 SF Residential Evanston 3 Bed / 2.5 Bath Off street parking Constructed 2017   CONTACT: Liz Eddy Vice President, Cincinnati […]

1548 St. Leger Place – REACH Evanston

Full rehabilitation of a 3 bed / 2.5 bath home in Evanston. Built in 1904, this 2,294 SF home is located on a 0.206-acre lot. FEATURES: Prime location in Evanston only 4 miles from the Central Business District. Part of REACH, Rehab Across Cincinnati and Hamilton County, this fully rehabbed circa 1904 home is located […]

1554 St. Leger Place – REACH Evanston

FEATURES: Prime location in Evanston only 4 miles from the Central Business District. Part of REACH, Rehab Across Cincinnati and Hamilton County, this new construction home is located on a .171 acre lot. SPECIFICATIONS: 2,296 SF Residential Evanston 3 Bed / 2.5 Bath Built 2017 Off street parking   CONTACT: Liz Eddy Vice President, Cincinnati […]

1558 St. Leger Place – REACH Evanston

FEATURES: Prime location in Evanston only 4 miles from the Central Business District. Part of REACH, Rehab Across Cincinnati and Hamilton County, this new construction home is located on a .206 acre lot. SPECIFICATIONS: 2,296 SF Residential Evanston 3 Bed / 2.5 Bath Built 2017 Off street parking   CONTACT: Liz Eddy Vice President, Cincinnati […]

1560 St. Leger Place – REACH Evanston

    FEATURES: Prime location in Evanston only 4 miles from the Central Business District. Part of REACH, Rehab Across Cincinnati and Hamilton County, this new construction home is located on a .142 acre lot. SPECIFICATIONS: 2,083 SF Residential Evanston 3 Bed / 2.5 Bath Built 2017 Off street parking   CONTACT: Liz Eddy Vice […]