YNDC is proud to announce the publishing of its performance report from the 1st Quarter of 2023! The performance report highlights the work of YNDC from January to March 2023.

 An electronic copy can be downloaded below.

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On March 1, YNDC was awarded a $1.11 Million Grant Award from the Ohio Department of Development Housing Assistance Grant Program. The grant will provide emergency home repairs and handicapped accessibility modifications to homeowners who are at or below 50% of Area Median Income in Mahoning County.

The funds will be used to complete 373 units. Huge thanks to the Ohio Department of Development for the major support of our home repair efforts!

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Joseph Bowers has opened 6 restaurants for other people and knew it was time to strike out on his own. With 30 years of restaurant experience, an immense love for good food, and his family recipes passed down from generation to generation, he officially opened his new Glenwood Avenue restaurant, Savannah Joe’s, on March 28, 2023. 

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Price: $90,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Sq. Ft.: 1,231
Price: $80,000
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Sq. Ft.: 1,554

Homes can be purchased by eligible buyers with bank financing or cash who commit to occupying the property. If you need help to improve your credit or financial situation to obtain a mortgage loan we recommend you enroll in our free housing counseling program. Please call YNDC at 330.480.0423 for more information on how we can help you become a homeowner.
YNDC is seeking candidates for a Housing Project Inspector position. Under the supervision of the Housing Director, the Housing Project Inspector will screen properties for necessary repairs, write up project specifications, inspect completed repairs, and communicate deficiencies.  
YNDC is seeking candidates for 7th Ward Neighborhood Improvement Assistant. The Neighborhood Improvement Assistant will work under the direction of the Neighborhood Stabilization Director to work with neighborhood groups to complete improvement projects, organize neighbors around property maintenance issues affecting their neighborhoods, conduct routine neighborhood property condition and resident surveys, and serve as a resource to property owners. The Assistant will work with YNDC staff, neighbors, the City of Youngstown, and stakeholders to improve neighborhood conditions in the 7th Ward. 
YNDC is seeking candidates for Grass Cutting and Cleanup Team Member position. Under the supervision of the Neighborhood Stabilization Director, the Grass Cutting and Cleanup Team Member will work with a team in the implementation of property maintenance and neighborhood improvement projects including cutting grass, cleaning up vacant structures and lots, boarding of vacant housing, basic construction, sidewalk repair and replacement and other projects to improve the quality of life in Youngstown’s neighborhoods.
YNDC is seeking candidates for our Construction Team – Drywall Repair and Painting. Under the supervision of the Housing Director, the Construction Team Member will collaborate with a team to complete residential and commercial building rehabilitation projects. Read more.
Emergency Repairs Completed
Participants in Healthy Living Activities
Yards of Debris Cleared

Press Coverage:
During March YNDC was referenced 8 times by news outlets! Click here to view our press coverage.


On Wednesday, February 1, Farmers National Bank awarded YNDC with a $7,500 grant to support YNDC’s housing programs. 

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Funding Sources:
YNDC is grateful for the generous support from the following organizations:

Program Investors
Aimee and Lulu Seidel Foundation
Bernard and Elaine Soss

Family Charitable Trust
Big Lots Foundation

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 Foundation
Eastgate Regional Council of Governments
Farmers National Bank
Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati Affordable Housing Program
Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh Affordable Housing Program
Fibus Family Foundation
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 National Bank
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
Mark Fusillo
Meisel & Pesses Family Foundation
Mercy Health Foundation

Ohio Housing Trust Fund
PNC Foundation 
Pollock Company Foundation
Pollock Personal Foundation
Premier Bank
Produce Perks Midwest
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
Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation
United Way of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley
USDA Gus Schumacher Nutrition Incentive Program COVID Relief and Response Program
USDA Rural Housing Preservation Grant
USDA Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
W. and H. Bender Memorial Fund
Walter and Caroline Watson Foundation
Ward Beecher Foundation
Wells Fargo Housing Foundation
Western Reserve Health Foundation
William Swanston Charitable Fund
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