Advocating for state and federal policies to promote affordable housing and end homelessness is one of COHHIO’s core functions. For decades COHHIO has given voice to the underrepresented, fighting to end homelessness and ensure all Ohioans have a safe, decent, affordable home.

See recent updates on the issues we’re working at the right. Visit the following pages for more information about COHHIO’s advocacy on Federal Issues, State Issues, and the Ohio Housing Trust Fund (OHTF). For press releases and coverage on these issues, visit the Media Room.

Advocacy Updates

Sign Here: Housing Is Infrastructure!

Congress and the White House are currently working on the Biden Administration’s infrastructure proposal, which calls for a $213 billion investment in housing. This proposed [...]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar. 18, 2021 Report Details Ohio’s Pre-Pandemic Affordable Housing Gap A report released Thursday illustrates a severe shortage of affordable housing in [...]

  • Sec Marcia Fudge

Housing Wins!

Two big pieces of news out of Washington this week. First, Congress approved the American Rescue Plan Act, which includes nearly $50 billion in federal [...]

Emergency Rental Assistance

If you have been laid off or lost income during the coronavirus pandemic and recession, you might qualify for Emergency Rental Assistance. Ohioans who need [...]

Housing Now for Homeless Families

The Housing Now for Homeless Families Program (HNHF) offers grants to local nonprofits that provide temporary financial assistance and supportive services to rehouse families with [...]

Bill’s Year End Message

December 2020 No one will forget 2020. It was a year full of so much misery and chaos, but it’s ending on a positive note [...]