Assistance, Loans & Purchase Program

Preservation Technical Assistance

Through a partnership with Cleveland Restoration Society, all residents have access to free technical assistance through the Heritage Home Program. Experts in the field can answer your questions over the phone, through the Internet or at a free site visit. 

Low-Interest Home Renovation Loans for Preservation

The City participates in the Heritage Home Program, which in addition to providing free technical assistance, allows owners of older and historic homes to maintain, repair and improve their property. Also available is a home improvement loan available at KeyBank with an interest rate of 3.5%. See the Heritage Home Loan Program site for more information.

Heritage Home Purchase Program

Purchasing a home in a wonderful community that fits your budget. Imagine having the funds and technical assistance to transform it into your dream home. Taking advantage of the incredible, low-cost housing opportunities on the market today has not been easy for owner-occupant buyers without a large amount of cash on hand-until now! Cuyahoga County, First Federal Lakewood and Cleveland Restoration Society (CRS) have partnered to create the Heritage Home Purchase ProgramSM. For qualified buyers, this Program combines free technical assistance from CRS, a home purchase loan from First Federal Lakewood and a Heritage Home Purchase ProgramSM special fixed rate home improvement loan facilitated by CRS and First Federal Lakewood. Your dream home is within reach! Visit the Heritage Home Purchasing Program for more information.