The Housing Department works in collaboration with community partners and neighboring jurisdictions to implement the County’s housing-related goals and strategies.

The key functions of the Summit County Housing Department include:
Workforce Housing Development

Land and Housing Asset Acquisition and Management
Housing Policy and Strategy Development

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Housing Projects
The Summit County Housing Department works independently and in collaboration with various private and public partners to develop affordable workforce housing in Summit County, with a focus on local resident / workforce housing.

Housing Programs
These programs are designed to utilize and preserve housing for local workforce through existing properties. Programs include Housing Helps, Lease to Locals, and the ADU Assistance Program.

Property Information & Deed Restrictions
The Housing Department manages the county’s inventory of all deed restricted for sale and rental units as well as approved accessory dwelling units. For more information concerning a deed restriction on your property, check out our Property Info and Deed Restrictions page, contact the Housing Department or use the Summit County GIS Parcel Query Tool.

The Housing Department works with Summit County Management and other Departments on policy creation, revisions and direction. Section 3809 of the Summit County Land Use Code in conjunction with the Affordable Workforce Housing Deed Restriction Guidelines (pdf) guide the development of local resident housing in Summit County.

County 101: "Housing the Missing Middle"
See the Summit Daily article about "Housing the Missing Middle"

Housing General Email
(970) 668-4210