The Healthy Homes initiative offers assistance with home improvements, but residents need to know the program exists. Community engagement specialists in West Park favor reaching out to residents over code enforcement.
It’s been more than a year since Cuyahoga County executive Armond Budish announced a “surge” of support to lift up the Central neighborhood in Cleveland. Some residents say they’ve noticed little material change since.
With the help of nonprofit US Together, refugees in the Cleveland area work to get small businesses up and running. Funded by the federal Office of Refugee Resettlement, the program has helped more than 30 entrepreneurs.