Community Development

Community Development Department

Community Development Department is responsible for overseeing an array of federal and local grant dollars in an effort to improve living conditions for low-to-moderate income persons by providing safe, affordable housing and economic opportunity, and by creating strong, vibrant neighborhoods.

Funds are used to support a range of community development needs, including infrastructure improvement, housing services, economic development assistance, and supportive services – all of which improve the physical and social environment of city neighborhoods and enhance the quality of life for all Warren residents.

For a detailed overview of our department’s action plans and projects, please see the navigation links to your right.

Department News

LEGAL NOTICE ADVERTISEMENT FOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Warren, Ohio, will accept proposals for

Housing Needs Assessment, Gaps Analysis And Funding Allocation Plan

The City is issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking professional services to Assist the City in evaluating the size and demographic composition of Qualifying Populations within the Consortium’s boundaries, Assist the City in the preparation of the Funds Allocation Plan, and Assist the City in providing for and encouraging citizen participation in the HOME-ARP Allocation Plan.

All work shall be done as directed by the specifications and description of work. Proposals and questions should be directed to: Michael D. Keys, Community Development Department, 258 E. Market St, Suite 305, Warren, Ohio 44481, 330-841-2565, mkeys@warren.org and will be received until 3:00 PM on Friday, December 02, 2022. The RFP can be viewed and downloaded HERE.  The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals.


 NEEDS SURVEY: The City of Warren, as fiscal agent for the Warren-Trumbull HOME Consortium, has been granted $2.6 million from the HOME Investment Partnerships American Rescue Plan to provide homeless assistance and supportive services in its jurisdiction. The City of Warren Community Development Department is requesting that you complete the Survey below and return it before December 30, 2022. The Survey will be utilized when preparing the Funding Allocation Plan that is required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. We appreciate your time and comments.  Please CLICK HERE to view the survey.

If you have trouble submitting the Fillable Form, please print/save the form as a PDF and email accordingly.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RECIPIENTS AND/OR CONTRACTORS THAT MAY BE AWARDED A CONTRACT AND/OR ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT IN THE FUTURE THAT IS FUNDED WITH HUD CDBG/HOME FUNDS

Starting April 4, 2022, the Government will transition away from using the Dun & Bradstreet data universal numbering system to the new Government issued Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) as a means of entity identification for federal awards. Entities must be registered in SAM.gov to qualify for federal awards, which are reported to the public through USASpending.GOV

If you have not already registered or your registration has expired, please register immediately.

The General Services Administration (GSA) has provided tools that will assist you registering your entity and obtaining a DUNS/UEI.

Below are a couple of links that will provide you with beneficial information:

Watch Recorded Session
This is a link to a Webinar that was held on November 3rd, 2021 concerning the changes 

SAM.gov
This is a link to the GSA SAM web site which contains a number of resources related to the UEI implementation

UEI Quick Start Guide 
This is a link to the SAM.GOV Quick Start Guide for Getting a Unique Entity ID

You can also go to fsd.gov and select the green Help on UEI Transition button to learn more.


Golden Triangle Infrastructure Plan Released

On August 26, 2015, Mayor Franklin joined with Howland Township Trustees, Trumbull County Commissioners, and the County Engineer to reveal the infrastructure improvement plan for the Golden Triangle Industrial Area. The plan proposes a series of public improvements to the county's busiest industrial area, inclduing directional signage, reconfiguration of an intersection, and a new access road.

View the full Golden Triangle Infrastructure Plan


Community Development Department
258 East Market Street
Suite 305
Warren, OH 44481
Phone: (330) 841-2595
Fax: (330) 841-2643

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
7:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Staff Contacts
 
Michael Keys,
Director
(330) 841-2565
mkeys@warren.org 
 
Susan Johnson,
Program Specialist
(330) 841-2563
sjohnson@warren.org 
 
Victoria Wolf,
CD Accountant
(330) 841-2569
vwolf@warren.org 
 
Lori Lemasters,
Urban Design & Grant Coordinator
(330) 841-2575
llemasters@warren.org 

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