Housing Programs

Please note that assistance is contingent upon availability of funds.

General Information

The City of Bowling Green currently administers seven housing programs. The Direct Homeownership Assistance, Rental Rehabilitation, Mobile Home Repair and Elderly Emergency Home Repair programs are funded through Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement dollars. The Owner Occupied Rehabilitation, the Down Payment Assistance and the Down Payment Assistance/Rehabilitation programs are funded through the City's Housing Revolving Loan Fund (RLF). This fund was established under the approval of the State of Ohio, Department of Development.

These programs assist very low-, low- and moderate-income households, and are available to City of Bowling Green residents only. Residents of Wood County, who do not reside in Bowling Green, may find similar program assistance through the Wood County Planning Office, 419-354-9128.

Income Eligibility

Income eligibility for all programs is limited to households at the moderate income level or below as established by HUD. The current income limits are as follows (subject to change; verify with the Housing Specialist):

Income Category: Moderate

Number of People in the HouseholdIncome Limit
1$39,450
2$45,050
3$50,700
4$56,300
5$60,850
6$65,350
7$69,850
8$74,350


Income Limits Updated: July 1, 2021