Creative Placemaking diagram by: Brandon Black

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Housing Affordability in Hamilton County

An analysis of households, housing affordability, and housing subsidy in Hamilton County and Cincinnati, Ohio

In Cincinnati and Hamilton County it is increasingly difficult for families to find quality affordable homes. More than 110,000 households in the County, almost one-third of the total, spend more than 30% of their income on their home. The challenge is particularly acute for extremely low income households; there is an estimated deficit of 40,000 units affordable and available to our lowest income neighbors.

Local Initiatives Support Corporation of Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

LISC Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky is the local office of the country's largest community development organization that helps resident-led, community-based development organizations transform distressed communities and neighborhoods into healthy ones - good places to live, do business, work and raise families. 

Our Mission

Our mission is to attract, coordinate and provide resources to assist in transforming targeted Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky neighborhoods into healthy, sustainable communities in partnership with their residents.  We do this by providing capital, technical expertise, training and information, and by supporting the development of local leadership and the creation of affordable housing, commercial, industrial and community facilities, businesses and jobs. We help neighbors build communities.

Walnut Hills Creative Community Design

A case study in our place matters neighborhood, Walnut Hills, that shows findings on how they came together as a community and worked collaboratively and creatively towards development.

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