COHHIO closely monitors state legislation and rules that affect Ohioans who are struggling to emerge from poverty and fights at the Statehouse for policies that alleviate homelessness, expand housing and protect the vulnerable from predatory consumer practices. For more information on the Ohio Housing Trust Fund, visit our Housing Trust Fund page.
After COHHIO staff joined hundreds of other advocates at a Statehouse rally earlier this week, the Ohio House decided not to insist on a wrong-headed plan that would cut 500,000 low income Ohioans from Medicaid. [...]
The final bill that emerged from the budget conference committee this week does not include the Home Matters to Ohio coalition's proposal to expand the Ohio Housing Trust Fund. While this is disappointing, we are [...]
Ohio’s Housing Wage increased again this year to $15.00 an hour – the hourly amount renters need to earn to afford rent for a basic, two-bedroom apartment, according to a report jointly released Thursday by [...]
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 today. The Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio’s (COHHIO) [...]
The Ohio House approved a state budget this week that would significantly expand the Ohio Housing Trust Fund – the primary source of state funding for local homeless and affordable housing programs in Ohio. After [...]