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Neighborhood Revitalization Department

The Neighborhood Revitalization Department strengthens the City’s tax base by encouraging reinvestment in neighborhoods and in homes. Its role is to ensure the long-term competitive position of the City’s housing stock using partnerships with the public and private sectors to leverage investment in the City.

2015 Housing & Neighborhood Plan

The 2015 Housing and Neighborhood Plan provides the framework for attaining the City’s goal of “High Quality, High Functioning Neighborhoods.” There are three goals identified in the Plan:

  • Attract new residents to Shaker, increase demand for houses and increase property values
  • Preserve existing high quality housing stock
  • Increase cohesiveness, desirability, attractiveness and stability in the neighborhoods

The Department is responsible for:

  • Encouraging quality renovations by private rehabbers through the Shaker Renovator Program
  • Rehabbing vacant properties through the Private-Purchase Rehab Program
  • Working with developers to create new housing options on City owned vacant lots
  • Implementing the Moreland Innovation Zone, which aims to bring together residents, businesses and institutions to create a catalytic environment in the southern Moreland neighborhood, including the City’s first fiberhood
  • Encouraging community uses for City owned vacant lots
  • Linking residents to resources to improve energy efficiency
  • Creating demonstration projects

The City of Shaker Heights supports fair housing.

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3450 Lee Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44120-3629
Office Hours: Monday-Friday
8:30 AM-5 PM

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

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