The City of Middleburg Heights also promotes and participates in community development programs that focus on creating and maintaining livable neighborhoods that enhance the well being of City residents.

The City of Middleburg Heights is an active participant in County Treasurer Jim Rokakis’s condo-pic-residentialHousing Enhancement Loan Program (H.E.L.P.), which allows homeowners in Middleburg Heights to borrow money for repairing or remodeling homes at three percentage points below a bank’s market rate for home improvement loans. H.E.L.P. has no restrictions on a borrower’s income and few limitations on what improvements can be made to a property. Both owner occupied and investment properties are eligible.

bereaThe City of Middleburg Heights recognizes that a strong school system not only compliments fundamental economic development objectives, but is also essential for maintaining and promoting a broad and diverse economic base.

Middleburg Heights is proud to be a part of the Berea School District with its quality academic programs and many extracurricular activities. The Berea City Schools are not only an asset to the community, but are also a valued asset to the City’s economic development program.

Middleburg Heights is at the heart of the Cleveland Metroparks ‘Emerald Necklace’ and is proud to be the site of the proposed Lake-to-Lake nature trail which, through a collaborative effort between the City and the Metroparks System, will create a 2.3 mile hard surface all-purpose trail for walking, running, biking and rollerblading which will extend through the heart of the City’s office and industrial district. Special features will include educational boardwalk trails, elevated platforms and areas which will overlook into the natural wildlife preserve.