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HSPI Housing Committee Update: January 27, 2015

27 Jan

January 27, 2015 – H.S.P.I. Housing Committee update:  Did you know?  South Park is zoned for a Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) Property Tax Incentives for Improvements: Zone No:                     113-21000-13 Designation: Zone Name:               SOUTH PARK HISTORIC County:                        MONTGOMERY Date Certified:          4/11/2005 HSPI post on Nov. 2014:  “The property tax that is assessed due to improvements made to real property is either […]

Be a Part of the HSPI Block Captain Team

06 Jan

The Historic South Park, Inc. (HSPI) Block Captain Team is part of what makes our neighborhood such a lovely place to live! We are looking for neighbors who would like to volunteer to join our team.  Serving as a Block Captain is a great way to get involved in the neighborhood and meet folks who […]

We’re doing it again – Historic South Park’s Small Business Saturday

09 Nov
Businesses In South Park Dayton Ohio

If you own a business in South Park, please read. If you know someone who owns a business in South Park, please share! In 2013 as part of Small Business Saturday*, Historic South Park’s social media mavens took to Facebook and twitter to remind the Dayton area that there are cool, easily accessible, locally owned businesses […]

More information about Dayton Community Reinvestment Areas

08 Nov

After posting a story about a new Community Reinvestment Area (CRA) coming to the neighborhood, we received a number of requests for more information about CRAs, how they work and who to contact to answer any questions. We are sharing information provided by CityWide Development about the topic. Please email [email protected] if you have additional information to share on […]

More information about a proposed reinvestment area for part of the neighborhood

02 Nov
Historic South Park Community Reinvestment Area 2014

The Dayton Daily News reported that Dayton city commissioners are expected to vote on legislation designating a portion of the South Park neighborhood as a Community Reinvestment Area(CRA) at this Wednesday’s meeting (see proposed area below). According to officials at CityWide development, the reason for this new designation is that the proposed area falls outside the […]

DIY Rain Barrel Workshop a Success

04 May

Success! More than 20 rain barrels were distributed today thanks to the efforts of Holly DiFlora, the Ohio Chapter of the Sierra Club and Malt Products. After the next rainfall, friends and neighbors now have the capacity to collect more than 1,100 gallons of water that can be used to water lawns and gardens in the […]