Services has achieved many milestones in its communities
since inception in 2003. These milestones would not have
been reached without the support of our partners, developers,
community organizations and the residents of these communities.
MEDIA & PRESS:
3.14.17 - Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing Appoints New President and CEO of Community Properties of Ohio
Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chad Ketler as President & CEO of Community Properties of Ohio (CPO Management). Mr. Ketler will succeed Isabel Toth, founding President & CEO, when she retires in April. View full press release here
3.18.16 - The Columbus Foundation Announces Community Properties of Ohio as one of the "5 Nonprofits to Watch" in 2016
Community Properties of Ohio is honored to be recognized by The Columbus Foundation as one of the "5 Non-profits to Watch" in 2016! It is a privilege to be considered among such great company. The other nonprofits to make the list are the AIDS Resource Center Ohio, Columbus Metropolitan Library, HandsOn Central Ohio, and Maryhaven. For more information view the full press release here or visit The Columbus Foundation's website.
12.16.14 - $16.5M Federal Grant to Fund Ohio State-Led Program for At-Risk Children
The Ohio State University was named the recipient of a $16.5 million grant to establish an Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership to ensure low-income children in
Columbus receive a healthy and enriching start. The Ohio State University will lead a coalition of social-service agencies, including CPO, to provide early-education programs for infants through age three. The unique program is made possible by a $16.5 million federal grant in which OSU will receive $2.7 million in each of the next five years. Matching dollars from grant partners will elevate the funding to $3.3 million annually. This initiative will support education, health, and community programming for children and families living in Franklinton, Hilltop, South Linden, Near East, Near South, Far South and University District neighborhoods throughout Columbus. View full press release here.
06.12.14 - Columbus Civic leaders Join Forces to Aid Next Phase of Weinland Park Revitalization
Leaders of civic organizations today jointly announced real estate acquisitions of prime locations that are strategic to the ongoing redevelopment of Weinland Park. This new infusion of capital will enable continued progress in transforming the neighborhood.
Campus Partners for Community Urban Redevelopment, through grants from The Ohio State University, The Columbus Foundation and Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing, closed today on the purchase of two sites previously occupied by carryouts. In turn, the organization will sell the D&J Carryout at the corner of North 4th Street and 8th Avenue to Community Properties of Ohio (CPO), an affiliate of Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing, and promote redevelopment of Kelly’s Carryout at North 4th Street and 11th Avenue following demolition and environmental clean-up. View full press release here.
05.22.13 - CPO Celebrates a Decade of Urban Redevelopment
Community Properties of Ohio (CPO), an affiliate of Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing, marked a decade of redeveloping urban neighborhoods throughout Columbus and improving residents’ lives during a community event and neighborhood housing tour today. Starting in 2003, CPO has transformed blighted housing and crime-ridden streets into attractive, safe and stable communities, paving the way for additional development and reinvestment. Community leaders, elected officials and CPO residents celebrated this pioneering community redevelopment at the restored Lincoln Theatre, itself an emblem of urban revitalization.
Full press release here. See NBC 4 news coverage (video at right). Anniversary event presentation here. Columbus Dispatch article here.
02.01.13 - The Annie E. Casey Foundation will Join Partnership in Weinland Park Neighborhood
The Annie E. Casey Foundation on November 15 announced that it is forming partnerships in three cities, including the Weinland Park neighborhood of Columbus, to improve the well-being of children and their families through community and family focused innovations. Over the next two years, the Casey Foundation will award up to $150,000 annually to the Weinland Park Collaborative, a partnership of more than a dozen institutions and agencies, including Community Properties of Ohio (Community Properties Impact Corporation), that are working with the civic association and residents to improve the quality of neighborhood life. The foundation is making the same commitment to neighborhood partnerships in Buffalo, N.Y., and San Antonio, Texas. View full press release here.
11.13.12 - The Columbus Foundation Awards $194,000 for New Safety Initiative in Weinland Park—Grant awarded to Direction for Youth and Families and implemented in Conjunction with Community Properties of Ohio (CPO) and the Public Safety Task Force of the Weinland Park Collaborative.
The Columbus Foundation, the ninth largest community foundation in the United States, recently awarded a $194,000 grant to Direction for Youth and Families in conjunction with CPO and the Public Safety Task Force of the Weinland Park Collaborative to support a program aimed at reducing crime and increasing public safety in Weinland Park, an inner city neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio struggling with criminal activity. View full press release here.
12.31.2011 - Community Properties rennovation effort featured by National Park Service (U.S. Department of the Interior) in their Statistical & Analysis Report for Fiscal Year 2011. Click image for article or visit their website for the full report.
12.02.11 - Joy In Our Town (TBN) Interviews CPO and the International Poverty Solutions Collaborative Regarding Our Initiatives.
On Wednesday, November 16th, Community Properties of Ohio was invited to Trinity Broadcast Network's "Joy In Our Town" studio to be interviewed as part of a series they on housing in the Central Ohio community. Joy In Our Town is a program which focuses on finding solutions within the local community.
Community Properties of Ohio (CPO Management) and the International Poverty Solutions Collaborative (IPSC) partnered to discuss how our organizations collaborate to address the needs of extremely low-income residents in Central Ohio through affordable housing, research and community-based programming. Our interview first aired on TBN on Friday, December 2, 2011. (see video, top right)