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Live Incentives for Home Buyers

Incentives for Home Buyers

Greater Circle Living

Greater Circle Living is an employer assisted housing program created to encourage eligible employees of Greater University Circle institutions to live near work. The innovative program was started in 2008 to help employees purchase, rent, or repair homes in Greater University Circle.

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BUY

Greater Circle Living offers a $10,000 forgivable loan for down payment and/or closing costs for the purchase of an owner-occupied home by full and part-time employees of eligible nonprofit institutions in Greater University Circle. Loans are forgiven if the employee continues to work for a participating Greater University Circle institution (see your employer for specific eligibility requirements) and continues to occupy the residence for five years after the loan closes.

Eligible Employees of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic, and University Hospitals may be eligible for an additional $20,000 forgivable loan for down payment and/or closing costs for the purchase of an owner-occupied home, and/or one month's rental payment for executing a one year lease in an approved rental unit in Greater University Circle.

Eligible Employees of Cleveland Museum of Art may be eligible for an additional $15,000 forgivable loan for down payment and/or closing costs for the purchase of an owner-occupied home, and/or one month's rental payment for executing a one year lease in an approved rental unit in Greater University Circle.

Eligible Employees of Judson at University Circle may be eligible for an additional $5,000 forgivable loan for down paymentand/or closing costs for the purchase of an owner-occupied home in Greater University Circle.

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RENT

Greater Circle Living offers a one month rental payment of up to $1,400 for employees who execute a one year lease in an approved rental unit. Open to eligible employees of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Museum of Art, and University Hospitals.

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REHAB

GCL provides up to $8,000 in matching funds for exterior renovations for employees who live in the district and are owner occupants. Employees must contribute a 25% match of the requested funds.

Open to eligible employees of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Museum of Art, and University Hospitals. For complete program rules, participating employers, and eligibility requirements, click here.

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LIST OF ELIGIBLE EMPLOYERS

4 Real Church
Adoption Network Cleveland
Africa House International
Alta Social Settlement *Alta House
American Red Cross *Greater Cleveland Chapter
American Sickle Cell Anemia Association
Antioch Chapel Baptist Church
Art Therapy Studio
Artist Archives of the Western Reserve
Ashbury Community Services
Benjamin Rose Institute On Aging
Bioenterprise Corporation
Buckeye Shaker Area Development Corporation
Case Western Reserve University
Center for Dialysis Care * CDC of Cleveland - East
Center for Dialysis Care * CDC at Eliza Bryant Village
Children’s Museum of Cleveland
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Church of the Covenant
Citizens Leadership Academy
Cleveland Botanical Garden
Cleveland Clinic *Main, Admin, Children’s Hospital, Independence, Solon Call Center,     Stephanie Tubbs Jones Health Center
Cleveland Friends Meeting
Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center
Cleveland Hillel Foundation
Cleveland Institute of Art
Cleveland Institute of Music
Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
Cleveland Orchestra (Severance Hall)
Cleveland Sight Center
Cuyahoga Housing Group, Inc.
East Cleveland Township Cemetery Foundation
East Mount Zion Baptist Church
Fairfax Renaissance Development Corporation
Fairhill Partners
Famicos Foundation
Circle Health Services
Gestalt Institute of Cleveland
Hawken School *University Circle
Hessler Neighborhood Association
Hitchcock Center for Women
Holy Rosary Catholic Church
Judson Manor
Judson Park
Junior League of Cleveland
Karamu House
Lakeview Cemetery
Liberty Hill Baptist Church
Louis Stokes Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Magnolia Clubhouse
Mash Ministries New Life Center
Maximum Accessible Housing of Ohio
Medical Center Company
Midtown Cleveland, Inc.
Montessori High School at University Circle
Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation
Mt. Zion Congregational Church
Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
Music Settlement
Neighborhood Connections
New Bridge Cleveland
New Life Tabernacle
NEON Health Care Hough Office
NEON Health Care Superior Office
Olivet Institutional Baptist Church
Open Door Missionary Baptist Church
Orca House
Pentecostal Church of Christ
Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland
Saint Lukes Foundation of Cleveland
Shaker Square Area Development Corporation
The Centers for Families & Children * Nancy Lyon Porter Building           
The Centers for Families & Children * East Office                 
The Centers for Families & Children * Midtown Office                 
The Sculpture Center
The Temple-Tifereth Israel * University Circle
United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Cleveland
University Circle Inc.
University Circle United Methodist Church
University Hospitals (Main and Satellite Campuses)
Western Reserve Historical Society
A Cultural Exchange

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