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The public hearing for the Ohio Housing Finance Agency's Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Plan will be held virtually on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 as the first agenda item of the regular meeting of the OHFA Board.

When: Wednesday, May 19
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Call-in information: The virtual meeting will be held via GoToMeeting. Please register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

The purpose of the hearing is to obtain input from any interested party regarding the administration of OHFA programs, guidelines, policies and the Agency's Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Plan. Interested parties will be given five (5) minutes to address the Board if they wish to provide comments. Comments may also be directed to OHFAPublicHearing@ohiohome.org.

Housing Development Assistance Program
Environmental Review Record for Public Comment
LPH Thrives Project, Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio

The State of Ohio published a Combined Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds (NOI/RROF) regarding the LPH Thrives Project on April 9, 2021.

On or about, but not before, April 27, 2021, the State of Ohio will submit a request to the U.S. Department Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of Federal funds under Section 288 of Title II of the Cranston Gonzales National Affordable Housing Act (NAHA), as amended to be used for the following project:

Project Name: LPH Thrives
Non-Profit Developer: Over-the Rhine Community Housing
Location: Cincinnati, Hamilton County

Project Description:
LPH Thrives will involve the new construction of 16 units of multi-family housing in one 4-story building and the rehabilitation of 31 units of multi-family housing in ten buildings in Cincinnati, Hamilton County. This housing credit rental project will offer ten units at 30% of the area median gross income (AMGI), nine at 50% of the AMGI, and the remaining 28 units at 60% of the AMGI. Six units will be set aside for mobility impaired persons, and two units will be set aside for sensory impaired persons.

Sources of Funds:                     State of Ohio Federal HOME Investment Partnerships Funds, Private and Public Funds
Federal/State HOME Funds:                        $600,000
OHFA FHA Risk Share Loan:                        $975,000
Total Project Cost Estimate:                        $13,687,875

The State of Ohio has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the environmental review record via email to the State of Ohio at OCD@development.ohio.gov. All comments received before April 27, 2021 will be considered by the State of Ohio prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds.