Housing Programs


The Muskingum County Housing office applies for CDBG/HOME Grant funds every 24 months through the Ohio Department of Development, Office of Housing and Community Partnerships. The Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) is available to Low to Moderate Income (LMI) single family households in the county, excluding the City of Zanesville. If you reside within the city limits please call the City of Zanesville Community Development office at



The CHIP is composed of different activities. All activities must meet OHCPs Residential Rehabilitation Standards (RRS) these standards supersede any local/state codes.


Please use the following links for descriptions of the activities that have been funded in the past:


 Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP)


Home Repair


Private Owner Rehabilitation


Down payment Assistance/Rehab


Homeless Prevention


HOME Counseling