Our Mission

OMCDC (Ohio Multi-County Development Corporation) is a community development corporation providing affordable housing opportunities to low and moderate income persons in Carroll, Cuyahoga, Holmes, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit, and Wayne counties.  We currently manage and operate over 265 units of housing for homeless individuals and families around Northeast Ohio.

Fair Housing

Ohio Multi-County Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and provider of housing and operates in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law. It is illegal to discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin in the sale or rental of housing or residential lots; in advertising the sale or rental of housing; in the financing of housing; in the provision of real estate brokerage services; in the appraisal of housing; blockbusting is also illegal.

Our Board

Our volunteer board of directors is made up of community and industry leaders and concerned citizens and consumers of our services.  Each board member serves a two-year term and meets seven times per year.

Robert Stokes- Interim Board President
CEO, Community Health Center
Regina Buhalak
Akron General Medical Center
Chris Foy- Vice President
Vice President, Retail Banking,
JP Morgan Chase Bank
Linda Chiera, CID
Territory Manager, Shaw Contract Group, Shaw Industries, Inc.
Subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway
Mark Salchack- Secretary
Assistant Pastoral Minister,
Interval Brotherhood Home
China Darrington
XIX Recovery Support Services
Kim Grimes, CPA- Treasurer
Consultant & Lead Trainer,
King Consultation Services
Stephanie Hinchliffe
Campaign Coordinator,
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank
Billy Geiger
Resident Advocate
Lisa Krieger
Charissa Walker
Attorney, Tucker Ellis

Our Funders

OMCDC receives much of its funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Summit County Continuum of Care.  In 2009, OMCDC secured $1.9 million in funding for housing and supportive services.  Click here to view our most recent annual report.

OMCDC is an active member in the following organizations. 

Enterprise Foundation www.enterprisefoundation.org
COHHIO www.cohhio.org
Ohio CDC Association www.ohiocdc.org
Finance Fund www.financefund.org
Midwest Affordable Housing Management Association www.mahma.com