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Recommendations For the President-elect

President-elect Trump has called for rebuilding American cities and proposed investing in our nation’s infrastructure in order to spur economic growth. This National Low Income Housing Coalition memo shows how [...]

Stopgap Federal Spending Bill

Congress unveiled its plan to fund the federal government through the end of April to avert a government shutdown. The new short-term continuing resolution maintains the fiscal year 2017 spending [...]

Home Matters to Ohio

After years of fighting off cuts to the Ohio Housing Trust Fund, COHHIO has gone on the offensive as we gear up for next year's state budget cycle. We have [...]

National Housing Trust Fund

After years of advocacy at the federal level, the National Housing Trust Fund – the first dedicated national resource designed to support construction, preservation and rehabilitation of rental housing for [...]

Infant Mortality & Housing

State lawmakers are currently working on Senate Bill 332, a much-needed response to Ohio’s shamefully high rate of infant mortality that could pass during lame duck session. COHHIO welcomes the [...]

Regulate Payday Predators

Nearly 100 organizations representing low-income housing providers, food pantries, seniors, mental health and addiction services agencies and churches recently called on federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today to issue tough [...]

Unemployment Compensation Update

The General Assembly backed off a controversial plan to slash unemployment compensation benefits (HB 620) during the 2016 lame duck session after encountering broad-based opposition from labor and advocacy groups. [...]

Fair Housing Legislation

During the past few years, the legislature has considered several proposals to roll back Ohio’s anti-discrimination laws, but no bill has yet passed. Senate Bill 134, the most recent version, [...]