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A Partner in Your Community's  Development Goals

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Ohio Conference of Community Development

You care about your community and show tireless effort to help it thrive. But when your agency’s goals become unclear or overwhelming, you need a guide to highlight a clear path forward. With access to the right tools and reliable resources, you can overcome challenges efficiently and confidently. The OCCD can help.

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News and Updates

Thank You To Our OCCD Summer Annual Meeting Sponsors!

July 20, 2024

OCCD is grateful for the support of our Summer Annual Meeting sponsors. Thank You!

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OCCD 2024 Summer Annual Meeting - Meet the Speakers

July 15, 2024

Join us at the OCCD Summer 2024 Annual Meeting!

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Celebrate 50 Years of CDBG at the OCCD Summer Meeting!

June 20, 2024

Join Us at the OCCD Summer Annual Meeting as we celebrate 50 Years of CDBG!

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Update: Single Family Tax Credit Program Application Reopens

June 5, 2024

Single Family Tax Credit Program Now Accepting Applications Monthly!

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Community Services Division Organization and Programs Chart and Maps

May 16, 2024

The updated ODOD Community Services Division Organization and Program Chart and Maps.

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Upcoming Events

OCCD Summer Annual Hybrid Meeting

July 24, 2024

Registration is open for the OCCD Summer Annual Meeting! To "Celebrate 50 Years of CDBG" we invite attendees to wear a groovy 70s inspired outfit to the Reception and Awards Banquet and to participate in the filming of a Happy Birthday CDBG video at this special OCCD event.

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Income Determination - Part 5

August 13, 2024

Qualifying households is a huge component to maintaining compliance with each affordable housing program. This training will teach you what types of household income must be included, and how to calculate income, when determining gross annual income for a household. 

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Fair Housing Trends and Resources for Local Jurisdictions

August 28, 2024

Fair Housing Trends and Resources for Local Jurisdictions begins with a survey of web resources so attendees can continue fair housing education beyond the classroom and contact their local fair housing organization.

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Income Determination - Gig Income & Techy Issues

September 19, 2024

As we all know, the world of work is changing, and this can complicate some things when trying to determining a household's eligibility.  Join Gary Kirkman, Director of Compliance Training with US Housing Consultants for this 2-hour webinar to discuss the challenges of “new income.” Learn how to calculate and verify gig income, crypto, and peer-to-peer payment apps.

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Housing Rehab Specialist Training (In-Person)

October 1, 2024

OCCD will host the Housing Rehab Specialist Training in person at the Quest Conference Center on Tueday - Thursday, October 1 - 3, 2024.

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