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Report: Ohio Jobs Don’t Pay Enough to Afford the Rent

Only two of the top 10 occupations in Ohio actually pay their employees enough to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment, according to a report released Wednesday. Ohio’s housing wage increased [...]

Report: Ohio Jobs Don’t Pay Enough to Afford the Rent 2018-06-13T11:04:56+00:00

Bill’s May Update

Nearly 60,000 Ohioans experienced homelessness in 2016. Almost one-third of them were children. Nearly 10,000 were victims of domestic abuse. The data source is understood to be an undercount and [...]

Bill’s May Update 2018-05-16T23:02:27+00:00

Upcoming Events – Spring 2018

The Ohio Balance of State Continuum of Care team is offering a series of in-person training sessions around the state on diversion standards and best practices. The next training will [...]

Upcoming Events – Spring 2018 2018-05-16T22:59:11+00:00

COHHIO Hires Ohio Votes Coordinator, Legal Interns

COHHIO is pleased to announce the hiring of a new staff member to coordinate the Ohio Votes program for the 2018 election and welcomes two new summer interns for the [...]

COHHIO Hires Ohio Votes Coordinator, Legal Interns 2018-05-16T22:45:41+00:00

Ohioans Vote for Fairer Elections

Good news! State Issue One easily passed in May’s primary election, meaning Ohio will actually have a fairer process the next time we redraw the state’s congressional districts. Every 10 [...]

Ohioans Vote for Fairer Elections 2018-05-16T22:32:20+00:00


In February 2018 Ohio became the 28th state to extend foster care.  However, different from child welfare, Ohio BRIDGES is a completely voluntary program designed to promote permanency and self-sufficiency.  [...]

Ohio BRIDGES 2018-05-16T16:16:29+00:00

‘Voterize’ Your Community!

Every day hundreds of homeless and housing agencies across the state work directly with low-income people whose opinions, needs and struggles are largely ignored by our political leaders. And many [...]

‘Voterize’ Your Community! 2018-05-16T23:21:11+00:00

National Housing Trust Fund Allocates $7 Million to Ohio

HUD recently announced a new round of National Housing Trust Fund allocations totaling $266.8 million, which includes nearly $7 million for Ohio to address housing needs for very low and [...]

National Housing Trust Fund Allocates $7 Million to Ohio 2018-05-16T16:00:43+00:00

SOAR is still soaring!

Since 2016 there has been talk buzzing around that SOAR Ohio would be ending. As the SOAR Ohio State Lead with COHHIO, please let me announce for clarification, that has [...]

SOAR is still soaring! 2018-05-16T15:56:51+00:00