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Community Development Block Grant

State Community Development Block Grant Program
CITY OF MEDINA, OHIO
PY 2021 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT
SMALL CITIES PROGRAMS 
AND
PY 2020 TARGET OF OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM CARES ACT GRANT

The City of Medina applied to the State of Ohio, Development Services Agency (ODSA) for funding under PY2021 the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Small Cities Program, a federally funded program administered by the State of Ohio, Development Services Agency. The City applied for funds under the Program Year PY 2021 CDBG Small Cities Program Community Development Allocation Program (biennial) in the amount of $150,000, and the Targets of Opportunity Program CDBG-CV(amount varie).  

Public hearings were held at Medina City Hall, 132 N. Elmwood Avenue, Medina, Ohio 44256, to provide citizens with pertinent information about the CDBG programs including an explanation of eligible activities and program requirements. The CDBG program can fund a broad range of activities, including: economic development projects, street projects, water supply projects, drainage and sanitary sewer improvements, park improvements, demolition of unsafe structures, rehabilitation of housing and neighborhood facilities, and public service activities. The activities must be designed to primarily benefit low and moderate income persons or aid in the prevention or elimination of slum and blight. 

The PY21 CDBG Allocation Grant request included $30,000 for Code Enforcement, $40,000 for Public Service to provide funding toward the Medina County Transit routes in the city, $70,000 for Parks and Recreation to purchase handicapped accessible workout equipment for the Medina Community Recreation Center, $3,500 for Fair Housing programing and administration, and $6,000 for administration.

The PY Target of Opportunity Program CARES Act Grant (CDBG-CV) was applied for and the city was awarded $391,000 for the purpose of rehabilitation and expansion of the Medina County Battered Women's shelter.

Barbara Dzur
Economic Development and 
Marketing Manager
City of Medina
(330) 722-9029

For Fair Housing information, please click on the links below:

Disability Rights & You

Discrimination & You

Maintaining Your Home

Repairs to Rentals

Landlord-Tenant Right & Duties

Fair Housing Complaint Process & Intake

For more information on current grants and Fair Housing Complaints or information, please contact:
Barbara Dzur
City of Medina Fair Housing Coordinator
132 North Elmwood Avenue
Medina, Ohio  44256
(330) 722-90297
bdzur@medinaoh.org

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