Federal Issues 2017-10-25T16:47:45+00:00
COHHIO works closely with our partners in Washington, like the National Low Income Housing Coalition and the National Alliance to End Homelessness, to monitor and influence federal policies on housing and homelessness.

Report Shows Gap in Affordable Housing in Ohio

Ohio has a severe shortage of homes that are affordable to poor Ohioans, according to a report issued Tuesday, but the ongoing housing affordability crisis has barely registered among the state’s 2018 candidates. The National [...]

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 budget by $8.8 billion, or 18.3 percent. The good news [...]

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 recent bipartisan budget agreement is our first opportunity in many [...]

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 national numbers. According to the AHAR Report, which is based [...]

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 housing in several ways. I wanted to pass on more [...]