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

Housing Trust Fund Tour

Weeks after voting to expand the Ohio Housing Trust Fund, Senate President Larry Obhof joined COHHIO staff and local officials at an event at the [...]

Sign On to Keep Families Together

“Proposed Rule Could Evict 55,000 Children From Subsidized Housing" That’s the headline from a recent NPR story about the Trump Administration’s latest efforts to demonize [...]

Findlay Hope House Tour

Former Mayor Lydia Mihalik, who now oversees housing and community development programs for the state, returned home Friday to see firsthand how the Findlay Hope [...]

Breaking Ground – Spring 2019

May 2019 We’ve received a lot of calls recently from legislators and their staffers asking for guidance to respond to homeless constituents seeking assistance. We [...]

Bill’s Spring Update

We’ve received a lot of calls recently from legislators and their staffers asking for guidance to respond to homeless constituents seeking assistance. We connect them [...]