Department of Neighborhoods


Bonita D. Bonds, Interim Director

One Government Center, Suite #1800
Toledo, OH 43604
Phone: 419.245.1400
Fax: 419.245.1192



The Department of Neighborhoods provides and assists with the development of quality affordable housing, collaborates with community partners to support quality of life initiatives and programs. We strive for code compliance on properties in our community and work to eliminate blight affecting our neighborhoods. 


41st PROGRAM YEAR - JULY 1, 2015 TO JUNE 30, 2016

The City of Toledo (COT) is directed by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to notify the general public of the undertakings, activities, and accomplishments completed in and at the close of each Program Year through a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). The CAPER provides an assessment of the federally funded programs monitored by the COT’s Department of Neighborhoods:  Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) and Neighborhood Stabilization Programs (NSP). 

The Draft CAPER will be available for public review as of August 30, 2016 at the locations listed below:

1. Department of Neighborhoods website:

2. One Government Center (Toledo, OH 43604 - corner of Jackson and Erie Streets):

  • Department of Neighborhoods (18th Floor)
  • Office of the Mayor (22nd Floor)
  • Clerk of Council (21st Floor)

3. The Fair Housing Center (432 N. Superior Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604)

4. Toledo-Lucas County Public Library (325 Michigan St., Toledo, OH 43604)

5. Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority (435 Nebraska Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43604)

6. Toledo Lucas County Homelessness Board (1946 N. 13th Street, Suite 437, Toledo, Ohio 43604)

(available at the Main Branch and by request to all other branches)

7. Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities (1154 Larc Lane, Toledo, OH 43614)

A public meeting to present the CAPER is scheduled for Wednesday, September 7, 2016, beginning at 5:30 p.m.inCity Council Chambers (One Government Center, 640 Jackson St., Toledo, OH 43604).

Written comments are welcomed through September 14, 2016 by submittal to:

Consolidated Annual Reports
C/O Bonita Bonds, Director
Department of Neighborhoods
One Government Center, Suite 1800
Toledo, Ohio 43604
or by email at:

For more information or resonable accommodations, please contact the Department of Neighborhoods in advance (Milva Wagner 419-245-1644 or email at: 


The Division of Housing’s Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Program is CURRENTLY CLOSED and is not accepting applications for housing code repairs at this time. A notice will be posted on this website when the program will begin accepting applications.    

Charitable Donation Container – REGISTRATIONS NOW REQUIRED

The City of Toledo enacted Toledo Municipal Code Section 962 which defines the City’s “Charitable Donation Container Registration” process.  The Ordinance establishes rules and regulations pertaining to the approval and placement of containers along with a required yearly registration fee of $100 per location.  The registration fee is due by January 1st of each year and is valid for one (1) calendar year or the remaining portion of the calendar year in which the registration was initially required. For questions or more information contact 419-245-1400.

Please click the link below to view registration form.

              Charitable Donation Container Registration Form   

To view the 2015 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, please click here! 

Toledo Oh Gov Website 2015 10 Tree Ad V4 2  

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HOOP HOUSE Hoop House Const 42

If you interested in building a HOOP HOUSE and would like information on the process and/or procedure, please click here!     

Code Compliance Guide

For more information on the Code compliace Guide, please click link here! 

Vacant Property Registration

For more information on the Vacant Property Registration, please click link here!

2016 - 2017 one - year Action plan 

To view the 2016 - 2017 One - Year Action Plan, please Click Here


2015 - 2020 CONSOLIDATED PLAN and One-year 2015-2016 action plan

Please click here to view the 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan! 

2014 - 2015 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

To view the 2014 - 2015 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), please Click Here!

Department of Neighborhoods 2015 Annual Report

To see highlights of the Department of Neighborhoods service to the community, please Click Here to view.

For full listing of reports please visit the Reports & Information Page