Drop Inn Women's Shelter

Location: 2499 Reading Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206

Neighborhood: Mount Auburn

Developer: 3CDC

Year: 2015

Project Type: Supportive Housing

Description: The new 20,000-square-foot building is equipped with 60 beds in 16 sleeping rooms for homeless single women, shared bathroom and laundry facilities and lounge areas. It is estimated that approximately 600 women a year will be served, with 75 percent achieving transitional or permanent housing upon exit.

Total Investment: $8.3 million

Type of City Assistance: The City provided a $3 million forgivable loan.

Funding Sources: Additional funding sources for the project include the Ohio Housing Finance Agency, 3CDC and various other foundations, fundraisers and donors.

Bill Fischer
Economic Development Division Manager
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