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Home ReStart is working with Cincinnati-based Neyer Properties to purchase and renovate historic homes throughout the Cincinnati region. The new partnership has renovated seven historic properties to-date, and sold five of them with another home currently under contract. The secret to the effort's success so far has, unsurprisingly, been the location of the properties.
Ohio Governor-elect John Kasich has pledged to "kill" the state's plan for developing passenger rail between Cincinnati and Cleveland. The pledge has sparked Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to redistribute Ohio's $400M money for the project to other states, but All Aboard Ohio leaders say that they project isn't dead yet.
Price Hill leaders are looking at a new public participation budgeting process known as citizen-directed budgeting. To this end, community leaders will kick off what they are calling the $40K Challenge that will invest $40,000 in East and West Price Hill based on the community's input.
Over-the-Rhine Community Housing celebrated the completion of the Jimmy Heath House this past Friday, and plans to begin moving in new residents this week. The permanent supportive housing development transformed 14,300 square feet of space in six historic buildings north of Music Hall in Over-the-Rhine.
Cincinnati's 220-million gallon Richard Miller Water Treatment Facility will soon become the largest water utility in North America to use UV disinfection following sand filtration and Granular Activated Carbon absorption. The new system will also be powered by 160 solar panels at the east side facility.