CHIP: Community Housing Impact & Preservation Program



Tenant Based Rental Assistance 


ABCAP Housing

(937) 378-6041

Activity Overview



All the activities under the CHIP program are designed to assist low-to-moderate Income homeowners with needed repairs to their homes and to restore the existing housing stock in Brown County.


The current activities for homeowners are:


  • Private Owner Rehabilitation - Whole house rehabilitation
  • Home Repair - Repair to one system in the home.


Generally, eligible applicants will have their homes evaluated for needed repair on a first come, first considered basis. The CHIP Rehabilitation Specialist is responsible for the evaluation of the homes and for the development of the scope of work for each project.


Generally Eligible Means:


  • Household Income is below the maximum listed on the HUD Section 8 Chart for your family size and...
  • You are the owner of record at the address for which you are applying for assistance and it is occupied by you, the owner.


This program is sponsored by the Brown County Board of Commissioners through funding provided by the Ohio Department of Development, Office of Community Enhancements and is administered by the Commissioners Development Department.



Community Housing Impact & Preservation Program

It is necessary to call and schedule an appointment if you want to have a conversation about the program or drop off materials. Drop-ins cannot always be accommodated!


For more information


Kelly Cole


(937) 378-3536


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800 Mt. Orab Pike, Suite 131
Georgetown, OH 45121

CHIP Pre-Application


Click here to download the pre-application. Once you have completed the form, send the hard copy to the address listed at the top of the form.


2024 HUD Section 8 Income Limits for Brown County


Persons in Household 80% 50% 30% 
 1 $46,850.00 $29,300.00 $17,600.00
 2 $53,550.00 $33,450.00  $20,440.00
 3 $60,250.00 $37,650.00 $25,820.00
 4 $66,900.00 $41,800.00 $31,200.00
 5 $72,300.00 $45,150.00 $36,580.00
 6 $77,650.00 $48,500.00 $41,960.00
7 $83,000.00 $51,850.00 $47,340.00
8 $88,350.00 $55,200.00 $52,720.00
Note: Effective 04.01.2024

This is the gross annual income for the Household.


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