Excel manages the distribution of housing certifications such as the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) and Shelter Plus Care to eligible individuals. Excel also provides the maintenance of over 300 units. Together, Excel and the HCMHRSB own 86 buildings consisting of a total of 375 units.


  • Hamilton County resident and 18 years or older
  • Active with a case management agency
  • SMD diagnosis


  • No income - subsidized by the Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board
  • With income - sliding fee scale - income verification is required annually

To make a referral, Case Managers must complete a Referral Packet.
Mail to Excel Development, 2403 Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45219 or fax to (513) 632-7171

To access the Excel Referral Packet, click here.