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

Bill’s Update

The Trump administration’s budget proposal came out earlier this month and its bad news for housing and homeless advocates. The president wants to cut HUD’s [...]

Slaying the Gerrymander

The 2018 elections promise to shakeup the state and national political scenes, starting with a ballot issue in May that could go a long way [...]

Housing Ohio 2018 Conference Registration Now Open!

Register now to get early bird rates for COHHIO's annual Housing Ohio 2018 conference on April 9, 10, and 11. During Monday and Tuesday, the [...]

ODSA Announces Homeless Grant Awards

The Ohio Development Services Agency recently awarded grants totaling nearly $26 million in state and federal funding to help 72 local agencies working to prevent [...]

President Trump’s HUD Budget Would Increase Housing Insecurity

Bill Faith, executive director of the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio, issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s proposed 18.3 percent [...]

Sign Up Now For Increased Housing Resources!

We all know that there is tremendous unmet need in the state for housing that low-income people can afford. However, there is good news: Congress’s [...]

Report Recommends Housing Interventions To Reduce Infant Mortality

The Health Policy Institute of Ohio's recent report recommends lawmakers tackle housing insecurity, homelessness and other "social determinants" to help drive down the state's shamefully [...]

Homelessness In Ohio Decreases Again

HUD's 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress shows continuing progress in the fight to end homelessness in Ohio, despite an overall increase in the [...]

It’s Not Over Yet!

Housing advocates have stepped up and called their senators in droves, but the tax bill that recently passed the Senate is still terrible for affordable [...]