Housing Rehabilitation Program
The City of Alliance has in the past and continues to be committed to improving housing conditions for low to moderate income individuals and households through the owner-occupied housing rehabilitation program.
This program is operated with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds through the Department of Planning and Development. The purpose of the program is to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing for qualified low to moderate income, single family, residential homeowners. CDBG funds are also provided to social service agencies that aim to benefit the low / moderate income eligible individuals within the City of Alliance.
Community Development Block Grant Program
The CDBG program is one of the longest-running programs of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The program funds local community development activities such as affordable housing, anti-poverty programs, and infrastructure development.
City of Alliance CDBG Annual Action Plans
As a recipient of federal funds, the City of Alliance is required to submit to HUD each year an Annual Action Plan which defines the direction the city takes in utilizing its federal funding for the upcoming fiscal year.
- Meeting Notice for Annual Action Plan for 2019 and Five-Year Consolidated Plan for 2019-2023 (PDF)
- FY-2019 CDBG Annual Action Plan - Draft
Note: All plans remain as drafts until approved by HUD.
City of Alliance 5 Year Consolidated Plan
As required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (H.U.D.), the City of Alliance is in the process of compiling information to create the Five Year Consolidated Plan for fiscal years 2019-2023. The link below is the draft for of the Plan which has a 30-day public comment period before being approved by City Council and then submitted to H.U.D. for acceptance. If you would like to comment on the Plan, please email Joe Mazzola, Director of Planning and Development, or submit your written comment to Mr. Mazzola via mail prior to May 5, 2019.
City of Alliance CDBG - Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report (CAPER)
As a recipient of federal funds, the City of Alliance is required to submit to HUD each year a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). This defines the direction the city has taken in utilizing its federal funding for the previous fiscal year.
Note: All reports remain as drafts until approved by HUD.
Housing Rehabilitation Program
The Housing Rehabilitation program is designed to assist qualified single-family, low-to moderate-income (LMI) homeowners with needed repairs to bring their homes to decent, safe, and sanitary housing conditions.This program is open to all qualifying residents of Stark County's CDBG program area.
- Learn more about the Housing Rehabilitation program.
- Contact Jill Ross of Stark County Regional Planning at 330-451-7399 with questions concerning the Housing Rehabilitation Program or to request an interview to begin the application process.
The City of Alliance has a code enforcement officer / zoning inspector in addition to a housing specialist who have both been trained to perform inspections and investigate complaints.
- Contact Michelle Cutler at 330-829-2235 with questions or concerns regarding the city's property maintenance code.
Community Development Partners
Learn more about the city's partners in community development:
- Alliance for Children and Families
- Historic Preservation Commission
- Permanent Supportive Housing
- Stark County Regional Planning