Our mission is to provide decent, safe, and sanitary conditions for low and moderate income homeowners by offering fair housing & anti discrimination tenant/landlord services, several housing rehabilitation programs, as well as offering individuals and families a home buyer’s assistance program to help with down payment and closing costs.
About Our Program
The City of Massillon operates its own fair housing program which is designed to improve and promote housing opportunities in the community, including education and outreach, monitoring and evaluation, and administration of fair housing laws.
As a HUD based housing program we are dedicated to furthering Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity within the City of Massillon. Our goals and objectives are in line with the Department of Housing and Urban Developments (HUD) Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity (FHEO) national objectives of eliminating housing discrimination. We believe that through the promoting of diversity, inclusion, and opportunity that we can strengthen our neighborhoods and communities here within our great city. We adhere to and uphold both federal and State of Ohio Fair Housing and anti-discrimination laws. Please view the links below for additional helpful information:
Our department also addresses tenant/landlord issues, Fair Housing Discrimination Complaints, and conducts periodic workshops and counseling services between the tenant and landlord.