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

COHHIO Risk Mitigation Fund

The pandemic has created a renewed sense of urgency to move people out of congregate shelters where the virus spreads quickly. However, the pandemic has [...]

Housing Now for Homeless Families

Update: We are currently seeking proposals from nonprofit organizations to administer Rapid Re-Housing and Homeless Prevention to TANF-eligible families with children experiencing homelessness. The deadline [...]

The Big Give

The Columbus Foundation’s Big Give results are in! COHHIO was one of 1,107 nonprofit organizations in Ohio that received donations during the 25-hour campaign.  In [...]