Advocacy 2017-10-25T16:19:35+00:00

Advocating for state and federal policies to promote affordable housing and end homelessness is one of COHHIO’s core functions. For decades COHHIO has given voice to the underrepresented, fighting to end homelessness and ensure all Ohioans have a safe, decent, affordable home.

See recent updates on the issues we’re working at the right. Visit the following pages for more information about COHHIO’s advocacy on Federal Issues, State Issues, the Ohio Housing Trust Fund (OHTF), and OhioVOTES. For press releases and coverage on these issues, visit the Media Room.

Advocacy Updates

Ohio Votes June News Update

Supreme Court Rules on Ohio Voter Purge Case As I am sure many of you have heard, on Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that [...]

Bill’s May Update

Nearly 60,000 Ohioans experienced homelessness in 2016. Almost one-third of them were children. Nearly 10,000 were victims of domestic abuse. The data source is understood [...]

Ohioans Vote for Fairer Elections

Good news! State Issue One easily passed in May’s primary election, meaning Ohio will actually have a fairer process the next time we redraw the [...]

‘Voterize’ Your Community!

Every day hundreds of homeless and housing agencies across the state work directly with low-income people whose opinions, needs and struggles are largely ignored by [...]

Advocacy Worked – Housing Wins!

I just returned from Washington with great news: the budget bill that Congress passed represents a significant victory for housing and homelessness! I spent most [...]