Affordable Housing

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Willkommen is a mixed-use, mixed-income project consisting of 16 historic rehabs and four new infill buildings scattered throughout four different project sites in OTR.  The project includes a total of 163 units – 69 apartments available to people making 50-80% of the Area Median Income (AMI) and 94 market-rate units. The apartments range from efficiencies to three-bedroom units.

Address: 213 Woodward Street, Cincinnati Ohio 45202



Perseverance includes the renovation of three existing historic buildings and infill construction on one vacant lot at the western 1500 block of Vine Street. 3CDC is partnering with Over-the-Rhine Community Housing (OTRCH) to develop 32 residential apartments – 100% affordable units, available to people making 50-60% of the Area Median Income (AMI).

Address: 1505 Vine Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Brackett Village Apartments


One-, two- and three-bedroom apartments and three-bedroom townhouses. Electronic alarm systems, central air, wall-to-wall carpet, playground area, on-site management and laundry facilities, parking facilities, energy efficient heating system. Accepts Housing Choice Voucher. Streetcar Stop #7: 12th & Vine

Address: 1330 Walnut Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 241-7119

Central Parkway Place


Central Parkway Place offers affordable senior apartments on the upper floors of the historic YMCA in Over-the-Rhine, consisting of 65 apartments for limited-income residents ages 55 or older. This location is operated by Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS).

Address: 1111 Elm Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 381-4193

Columbia Flats


Columbia Flats, which sits at the corner of 13th & Walnut streets, involved the complete renovation of 32,000 square feet of an existing historic building. 3CDC is the owner of the building, also serving as the developer of the project, which yielded 36 apartment units and four first-floor commercial spaces. The project is part of 3CDC’s larger strategy to develop quality mixed-income residences in the heart of OTR. Of the 36 units, 8 are available to persons or families at 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI). The project was completed in September of 2019.

Address: 1301 Walnut Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 647-2438

Cornerstone Renter Equity


Cornerstone Renter Equity was founded in 2001 with the goal of helping low-income, marginalized individuals and families achieve long-term financial stability and better lives.

Address: 1641 Vine Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 369-0114

Doscher Apartments

Spacious 1-Bedroom Apts. Close to Art Academy and Casino. Laundry Room on first floor. Secure Entry. Streetcar Stop #16: The Public Library

Address: 24 W. Court Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 381-8656

Episcopal Retirement Services


Episcopal Retirement Services offers rent-subsidized, affordable senior living communities, including Central Parkway Place in Over-the-Rhine. This facility provides 65 affordable housing units for senior citizens, located above the YMCA at the corner of Elm Street and Central Parkway.

Address: 1111 Elm Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 381-4193

Mercer Commons


Mercer Commons is a mixed-use development that included both the renovation of historic buildings and new construction on vacant parcels. The project yielded in total 67 apartments (30 of which are affordable units), 23 condominiums, 5 townhomes, 14,500 SF of commercial space, and a 340-space parking garage.

Address: 1341 Walnut Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 657-3613

OTR Community Housing


Over-the-Rhine Community Housing (OTRCH) offers affordable housing units in the Washington Park, East Clifton and Pendleton areas of Over-the-Rhine.

Address: 114 W. 14th Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (859) 381-1171



Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) provides affordable housing in Cincinnati, including Over-the-Rhine.

Address: 21 W. 13th Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 421-6999

St. Anthony Village

Findlay Market

Non-profit community developer, rehabbing buildings in Over-the-Rhine to offer quality apartments for low-income renters through Renter EquitySM. Residents participate in Renter Equitysm by fulfilling the terms of an occupancy agreement which includes monthly resident association meetings and responsibilities for maintenance of the common areas and landscaping. Units feature historical elements included in innovative, energy efficient designs by local architects. Some communities have shared lawn and picnic area.

Address: 1635 Republic Street, Cincinnati OH 45202

Phone: (513) 369-0114