Heritage Home Program


The Heritage Home Program℠ assists owners of older homes maintain and improve their properties by providing technical resources and loans. The Village of Chagrin Falls is a participating community which extends benefits to its residents.

The Heritage Home Program team of highly trained professionals knows what makes older houses tick. They can help determine what improvements will increase the value of your home and preserve the architectural features you fell in love with in the first place. They know what materials to use for optimal results and where to find them.

The Heritage Home Program is a division of the Cleveland Restoration Society, the largest non-governmental regional historic preservation organization in Ohio. The Cleveland Restoration Society aims to reclaim the vitality, prosperity, and beautify of northeast Ohio through the preservation of its remarkable architecture, and the Heritage Home Program was specially developed to assist homeowners in that mission.


Low fixed-interest financing and impartial technical advice

The low interest loan product is financed through KeyBank with fixed-interest rates available as low as 1.4%. Loan clients have access to written construction specifications for exterior projects, locating qualified contractors and project guidance.

Does My Home Qualify?

If your home is 50 years old or older and is located in the Village of Chagrin Falls, you can receive technical assistance and may qualify for a low-interest rehabilitation loan. The loan can be used for numerous interior and exterior projects that make your home more comfortable while preserving architectural character.