COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKBN) – The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) has increased funding to fight blight in the tri-county area.
Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties are all receiving additional funding under the Neighborhood Initiative Program, which works to prevent foreclosures and revitalize abandoned spaces.
Trumbull County will receive $1,323,816, Columbiana County will get $1,600,000 and Mahoning County will be given $3,153,034.
A total of $238 million has been allocated to the program. OHFA is partnered with 37 land banks across the state.