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Community Development


Department Overview

The City of Canton is proud to offer residents a wide variety of programs to help individuals and families find suitable housing at an affordable price.

Our programs help a large number of residents from all walks of life.

We believe that all Canton residents deserve clean, safe, and attractive neighborhoods in which they can live, work, and raise a family.

Use the links below to learn more about our Housing Programs, Notice of Funding Available, and view Department Reports.

Housing Programs

Notice of Funding Available

Department Reports


The Canton Neighborhood Project Report by David Boehlke is available by clicking the links below:

Canton Neighborhood Workbook

The Lathrop and Sherrick Road Neighborhoods

The Gibbs Gateway

The Renaissance Neighborhoods of the Northeast

The Summit and Westpark Neighborhoods

The Tuscarawas East End Neighborhoods

Three Future Challenges

City Government - Development

You have reached the Department of Development of the City of Canton, Ohio.  The Development Department is responsible for overseeing Economic, Community (Housing) and Planning development and services for the City. 

The Department of Development is responsible for the following functions:
(If linked, click the name of each department to be taken to its page)

To contact the Department of Development and/or the Development Director, please use the information listed to your right.

All City of Canton housing programs are open to everyone without regard to race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin.

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