Community Loan Fund
The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation’s (YNDC) Community Loan Fund (CLF) actively seeks to provide a first-mortgage financing source in underserved communities to bolster continued revitalization and economic recovery in vulnerable and transitional neighborhoods.
Lots of Green Lots of Green, the YNDC’s vacant land reuse program, seeks to repurpose all land in a target area, transforming the physical fabric of strategic neighborhoods.
The YNDC aims to actively engage residents in the revitalization of their
neighborhoods. Through our programs,
outreach, workshops and trainings we foster a renewed sense of ownership and
community among residents.
The Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation (YNDC) offers a limited exterior home repair program, PAINT YOUNGSTOWN, to assist residents of owner-occupied, single family homes with exterior improvements at NO COST to owners.
Iron Roots Urban Farm
Iron Roots Urban Farm is a 1.5 acre working farm and training center, located at 820 Canfield Road on the south side of Youngstown.
HUD-Certified Housing Counseling
YNDC is a HUD-Certified Housing Counseling Agency dedicated to helping you achieve sustainable home ownership. We assist clients with identifying and resolving the barriers to homeownership in one-on-one counseling sessions as well as in a group, classroom-style setting.
Homes for Sale YNDC restores formerly vacant and foreclosed properties to new life and offers them for sale to new homeowners at an affordable price.
Economic Development Business expansion and job creation are key to improving the quality of life of Youngstown neighborhoods and revitalizing neighborhood corridors.
Business Loans and Financing Interim Float Loans – Youngstown Office of Economic DevelopmentOne of our most lucrative tools, the Float Loan Program, provides project financing to companies at 1/4% for up to 18 months based on provisions of an Irrevocable Letter of Credit from an acceptable financial institution. Loans are subject to be called at any point during the term of the loan. Consideration for this program requires submission of a written proposal and is granted competitively among pending projects.
Business Parks Business Park Incentives – Youngstown Office of Economic DevelopmentThe City of Youngstown and the Office of Economic Development are actively developing Business / Industrial Parks in our region with extremely competitive incentives that include the following:• Fully improved property for $10 that can be used as equity in your project.• Future expansion space available.• 10-year, 75% real and personal property tax abatement.• All utilities available at site.• Site development grants up to $2.00 / sq. ft. for new construction.
Residents, city officials, and YNDC staff came together last night as part of the first Pleasant Grove Neighborhood Action Team meeting with the intention of getting to work on implementing the neighborhood plan created late last year.