Housing Information 2017-08-25T14:13:31+00:00

COHHIO supports Ohio residents and organizations seeking guidance on a variety of housing issues: landlord-tenant law, the Fair Housing Act, tenant organization and affordable housing preservation. If you are seeking advice on how to deal with a specific issue, email us at: rentinfo@cohhio.org or call our Housing Information Line: 888-485-7999.

Please Note: COHHIO cannot provide legal representation, housing referrals, or financial aid. Please contact your local legal aid office or call 2-1-1 for help with those resources.

Housing Education: COHHIO staff also provide workshops and presentations covering landlord-tenant law, federal fair housing laws, and other housing issues.

Tenant Organizing: COHHIO also supports tenants, providing information and guidance on how to organize tenants and communicate with landlords. Our staff is willing to meet with tenant and landlord groups to provide assistance.

Contact our Affordable and Fair Housing Coordinator, Joe Maskovyak, Esq., at joemaskovyak@cohhio.org for more information or to request a presentation. Joe, a veteran housing advocate, has over 30 years of experience in housing law.

 Email us your issue at rentinfo@cohhio.org


Call our Housing Information Line at 888-485-7999

We cannot provide legal representation, housing referrals, or financial aid. Please contact your local legal aid office or 2-1-1 for help with those resources. 

LaToya’s Story

August 25th, 2017|Comments Off on LaToya’s Story

LaToya, a single mother, called the Housing Information Line when her landlord served her with an eviction notice just days after he had agreed to accept late payment. She had only three days to vacate [...]

State Utility Regulators Rule for Tenants (Mostly)

July 26th, 2017|Comments Off on State Utility Regulators Rule for Tenants (Mostly)

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio recently ruled that submetering companies can no longer charge tenants exorbitant prices for gas, electricity and water services. For many years the state has regulated how much utility companies [...]

Andriena’s Story

May 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Andriena’s Story

Earlier this year, Ardriena called COHHIO's Housing Information Line (888-485-7999) because she was facing possible eviction. From the beginning of her residence in the apartment complex, Andriena experienced a variety of frustrating problems with management. [...]

Housing Ohio Conference

May 11th, 2017|Comments Off on 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 four Housing Institutes! COHHIO would like to thank our workshop [...]