City Living

Essential resources for living in Dayton

City Living Essentials

Legal Aid of Western Ohio & Advocates for Basic Legal Equity

LAWO provides help to families and individuals who are facing housing problems. In addition, clients receive assistance in enforcing their rights to safe, sanitary public and subsidized housing. LAWO attorneys may assist with:

  • Wrongful evictions
  • Illegal lockouts
  • Utility shutoffs
  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Public housing or Section 8 disputes
  • Requests for repairs
  • Security deposit disputes
  • Foreclosures
  • Housing discrimination
  • Other housing legal issues

City Living Essentials

Montgomery County

The City of Dayton is the county seat for Montgomery County. Montgomery County serves as the govenmental body for property recordation, taxation, and collection for City of Dayton properties. The County also provides Land Bank, Board of Elections, and animal wellfare services to the City of Dayton. The County and City operate a joint Public Health Department.