About the Office

Since 1974, the office has worked with municipalities, local non-profit agencies, other counties, state and federal departments, developers, and the general public. The office typically acts in a grantor or lender capacity. In addition, its staff performs monitoring and compliance functions and offers technical assistance.

Funding is received through a combination of federal, state, and local sources for a variety of eligible activities, including:
Public improvements on streets, storm drainage, and sanitary sewers 
Open space acquisition, recreation, and senior centers' improvements 
Downtown revitalization 
Historic preservation 
Fair housing 
Rehabilitation of owner-occupied homes 
Rental housing 
Assistance to first-time home buyers