On April 9, 2024, YNDC was awarded a $1.25 Million Grant from the HUD Older Adult Home Modification Program grant. This was a nationally competitive grant program and YNDC was one of three awardees in Ohio. The funding will be used to make accessibility modifications and necessary repairs for households with an older adult.

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On Saturday, March 9, President Biden signed H.R. 4366, the “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2024,” into law. The bipartisan spending bill including a Congressionally Directed Spending award of $1,020,000 for the Foster Theater Renovation that was put forth by US Senator Sherrod Brown. The funding will be used for the renovation of the Foster Theater.

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YNDC has completed the renovation of the Sarah Building at 840 W Indianola Avenue. The fourplex, constructed in 1925, was fully renovated, and now contains four, lead safe one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment units. Each unit is approximately 900 square feet. 

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In honor of Earth Day 2024, YNDC and Mahoning Valley TreeCorps worked with Youngstown CityScape volunteers to plant trees in Youngstown on Saturday April 20, 2024! Participants learned about best practices for tree planting and added four new trees to the city canopy.

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Unit A Price: $750/month
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Sq. Ft.: 913
Please visit or call Shawnice at YNDC at 330.480.0423 for more information on how to rent from YNDC.
Price: $140,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 1.5
Sq. Ft.: 1,747
Price: $175,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2.5
Sq. Ft.: 1,907
Price: $80,000
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Sq. Ft.: 1,170

Debra moved into her home to be closer to her family in 2006. Shortly after purchasing her fixer upper home, her partner passed away, leaving her with only one income and many unfinished projects. The roof was a big project that kept being postponed in favor of other smaller and more urgent projects. 

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YNDC is seeking candidates for a Community Engagement Manager Position. Under the direction of the Neighborhood Stabilization Director, the Community Engagement Manager will work with staff, partners, neighborhood leaders, and community volunteers to involve residents in YNDC’s work; activate community space; advance neighborhood safety; and keep residents and partners informed about YNDC’s programs, services, and activities across the city.

YNDC is seeking candidates for a Grass Cutting and Cleanup Team Member Position. Under the direction of the Neighborhood Stabilization Director, the Grass Cutting and Cleanup Team Member will work with a team to implement property maintenance and neighborhood improvement projects including cutting grass, cleaning up/boarding vacant properties, basic construction  / landscaping, and other projects to improve the quality of life in Youngstown’s neighborhoods.

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Press Coverage:
In April YNDC was referenced 12 times by news outlets! Click here to view our press coverage.
Funding Sources:
YNDC is grateful for the generous support from the following organizations:

Program Investors
Aimee and Lulu Seidel Foundation

Altrusa International of Youngstown

Bernard and Elaine Soss

Family Charitable Trust
Citizens Bank
City of Youngstown, American Rescue Plan
City of Youngstown, City Council Discretionary Funds
City of Youngstown, Community Development Block Grant
City of Youngstown, HOME Investment Partnership
Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley
Denise Debartolo York
Direction Home
Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation
Eastgate Regional Council of Governments
Farmers National Bank
Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati Affordable Housing Program

Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati Carol M. Peterson Housing Fund
Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh Affordable Housing Program
Finance Fund
First National Bank Community Foundation
First Energy Foundation
Florence Simon Beecher Foundation
Frances Schermer Charitable Trust
Frank and Pearl Gelbman Foundation
George and Virginia Pugh Foundation
Healthpath Foundation of Ohio
HUD Comprehensive Housing Counseling Grant
Huntington Foundation
J. Ford Crandall Memorial Foundation
John S. and Doris M. Andrews Memorial Fund
John D. Finnegan Foundation
John F. and Loretta Hynes Foundation
Key Bank Foundation

Mahoning County Commissioners
Mahoning County Land Reutilization Corporation
Mahoning County Lead Hazard and Healthy Homes
Mercy Health Foundation
Ohio Housing Finance Agency

Ohio Housing Trust Fund
PNC Foundation 
Pollock Company Foundation
Pollock Personal Foundation
Premier Bank
Produce Perks Midwest
Project MKC
Robert H. Reakirt  Foundation
Ruth Beecher Charitable Trust
Schwebel Family Foundation
Senator Maurice and Florence Lipscher Charitable Fund
Seven Seventeen Credit Union

The William M. Neckerman, Jr. Charitable Foundation
The Youngstown Foundation
United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley
USDA Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Inflation Reduction Act Grant Program  

Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation

USDA Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program COVID Relief and Response Program

USDA Rural Housing Preservation Grant
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
W. and H. Bender Memorial Fund
Walter and Caroline Watson Foundation
Ward Beecher Foundation
Western Reserve Health Foundation
William Swanston Charitable Fund
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