4/5/2016 – 9:42 pm
Findlay will soon be able to compete for funding to be used to provide housing service to low and moderate income residents. The Findlay City Council passed an ordinance to partner with Hancock County to apply for Community Housing Improvement Program grants or CHIP grants which would help the county address housing needs.
According to a letter from Hancock Regional Planning Commission Director Matt Cordonnier, the CHIP funds can be used to help rehab properties, provide rental assistance, emergency home repair, down payment assistance and help in Habitat for Humanity building. Prior CHIP funding has proven successful. In 2014, the county received a $400,000 CHIP grant.Read More →