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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

Medicaid Expansion Key to Reduced Homelessness

Ohio’s move to expand Medicaid has been a critical factor in helping local efforts to prevent and reduce homelessness, according to a new report released [...]

Housing Ohio Conference

Thanks to everyone who helped make Housing Ohio 2017 a success! Housing Ohio 2017 was our biggest conference ever, with 568 attendees, 30 workshops, and [...]

State Budget Update

The state budget that the Ohio House sent to the state Senate this week was a mixed bag for those of us who care about [...]

Housing Trust Fund Expansion

The Ohio House approved a state budget this week that would significantly expand the Ohio Housing Trust Fund – the primary source of state funding [...]

Washington Update

COHHIO, with the help of our national allies, has been monitoring the flurry of recent activity in Washington that herald dramatic and alarming changes on [...]

Bill Faith’s Year End Message

At the close of a tumultuous year, Ohioans have reason to be thankful: we are finally seeing significant progress in the fight against homelessness in [...]