OEDI Training Accredited for Planning Profession Accreditation

Nov 26, 2019 | News, Newsletter

The Ohio Economic Development Institute is pleased to announced that the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) has approved OEDI to be an approved Certification Management (CM) provider.

Beginning in 2020, programming offered by OEDI that has a planning aspect will be approved for CM credit. Look for the AICP / CM Logo that will identify courses offering credit.

OAQDA and Ohio EPA Collaborate to Pursue Federal Funding: What You Should Know

As part of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) passed in 2022, a new federal program was created that provides great opportunity for Ohio – the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF). It allocates $27 billion in financial assistance through three programs to reduce harmful air pollutants, mobilize financing and private capital, and deliver benefits for low-income and disadvantaged communities.

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Housing: An Overlooked Solution Puzzle Piece

The word is out Central Ohio is a wonderful place to live and work. While job opportunities are prevalent, the housing market is a challenge. The headlines are focused on new builds and further directed at greenspace and farmland depletion, zoning, density, affordability, transportation, congestion, the impact on schools, and concerns about community identity. New builds are vital, but the housing puzzle has an overlooked solution piece with abandoned and underutilized property.

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