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Economic Development: 3 Valley Land Banks Awarded $500,000 Each | November 4, 2015

3 Valley Land Banks Awarded $500,000 Each

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Housing Finance Agency has awarded grants of $500,000 to the land banks in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties, agency executive director Doug Garver announced Tuesday. The housing finance agency broadened and extended Ohio’s program to deal with blight and “fight foreclosure,” Garver said, by awarding another $13 million to 12 […]

Economic Development: YNDC Seeks Funds for ‘Blight-Fighting’ Center Renovations | October 29, 2015

YNDC Seeks Funds for ‘Blight-Fighting’ Center Renovations

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp. launched an online fundraising campaign to raise the final $10,000 for construction and rehabilitation work at its construction and flight-fighting center. The 2-acre site will serve as a base of operations for YNDC’s efforts to fight blight by boarding up, cleaning up and rehabilitating vacant properties throughout the […]

Economic Development: Projects Pump Up Investment in Columbiana County | October 28, 2015

Projects Pump Up Investment in Columbiana County

LISBON, Ohio – Critical infrastructure improvements, a growing portfolio of commercial ventures such as the TownCenter project in the city of Columbiana, and the potential to lure new industry attracted by low-cost energy, a highly skilled workforce and tax incentives, are helping to guide development in Columbiana County over the next five years. That’s the […]