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August 1, 2023
OCCD is partnering with Capital Access to provide training and build capacity for Lead Safe Ohio Program subrecipients to successfully cultivate and retain contractors for lead hazard control and abatement activities. Three (3) training dates are available for each of the sessions.Read More
June 8, 2023
A new report and online data tool that the Center for Economic Development here at Cleveland State University recently released as part of a research project titled Investing in the Middle.Read More
March 3, 2023
Section Program Rep MapsRead More
October 3, 2023
Contractor prequalification and unit pricing are the secrets to saving time and effort in your lead programs, but it's important to do it right. This training offers two versions which are customized to the needs of rural counties.Read More
October 5, 2023
Contractor prequalification and unit pricing are the secrets to saving time and effort in your lead programs, but it's important to do it right. This training offers two versions which are customized to the needs of urban/suburban counties.Read More