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Code Enforcement Division   
757 Carolyn Ave.   
Columbus, OH 43224-3218   
(614) 645.2202  
(614) 645.2462 [FAX]  

Office of the Director  
50 West Gay Street  
Columbus, OH 43215-9040  
(614) 645.7795  
(614) 645.6295 [FAX] 

Economic Development Division  
150 South Front Street Suite 220  
Columbus, OH 43215-4418  
(614) 645.8616  
(614) 645.2486 [FAX]  

Housing Division  
50 West Gay Street  
Columbus, OH 43215-9040  
(614) 645.7795  
(614) 645.6675 [FAX]  

Land Redevelopment Office  
50 West Gay Street  
Columbus, OH 43215-9030  
(614) 645.5263  
(614) 645.3092 [FAX] 

Neighborhood Pride! 
757 Carolyn Avenue 
Columbus, OH 43224 
(614) 645.0837 
(614) 645.2462 [FAX] 

Neighborhood Services    
50 West Gay Street    
Columbus, OH 43215-9040    
(614) 645.7795    
(614) 645.6295 [FAX]   

Planning Division   
50 West Gay Street   
Columbus, OH 43215-9030   
(614) 645.8664   
(614) 645.1483 [FAX]

Chores Program


2014 Program Guidelines

The Chores Program assists seniors and disabled persons with minor repairs to their homes. These repairs must be for the safety or health of the senior or disabled person. Applicant and property criteria for participation in this program are outlined below.

Eligibility 

Persons applying for Chores services must be: 60 years of age or older or physically disabled age 55 or older; with income at 80% or less or HUD area median income (AMI) as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) guidelines; the homeowner; and a resident of the City of Columbus. The home repair must be $1,000 or less including supplies and labor.

2014 HUD Income Guideline - 80% Area Median Income as of
December 18, 2013
Family  Yearly Income
One  $39,200
Two  $44,800
Three  $50,400
Four  $56,000
Five  $60,500
Six   $65,000
Seven  $69,450
Eight  $73,950

Eligible Activity

Minor home repair and maintenance work for seniors and/or physically disabled persons requesting assistance. The home repair must be $1,000 or less including supplies and labor, and must be for the safety or health of the senior or disabled person.

Agencies

Economic and Community Development Institute (ECDI)
1655 Old Leonard Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43219
614-559-0115
www.ecdi.org

LifeCare Alliance
1699 West Mound Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223
614-278-3130
www.lifecarealliance.org

Rebuilding Together Columbus/Christmas in April
P.O. Box 1347
Grove City, Ohio 43123
614-258-6392
www.rtcentralohio.org

Housing Contact Info Department of Development, Housing Division
Administrative Secretary
Karen Francis
Office : 614-645-7896
Email : Housing Division

Intake Line
Office : 614-645-8526
Email: Home_Safe_And_Sound 

Franklin County Auditor
Franklin County Recorder's Office
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 
OHFA
Homeport Downpayment Assistance
ECDI IDA Program - learn more