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, the Ohio Housing Trust Fund (OHTF), and OhioVOTES. For press releases and coverage on these issues, visit the Media Room.

Advocacy Updates

Ohio Wants Your Opinion

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires the state to prepare an annual Ohio Consolidated Plan to govern administration of federal Community [...]

September is Membership Month

COHHIO members drive our advocacy to end homelessness in Ohio and support all of our programs to help low-income people facing crisis. To celebrate our [...]

Bill’s Summer Report

Four years ago we managed to beat back a serious effort to gut the Ohio Housing Trust Fund in the state budget. This summer we [...]

Federal Advocacy Update – August 2019

The recent budget deal between Congressional leaders and President Trump is a promising sign, but there’s still some uncertainty about how federal homeless and housing [...]

Ohio Votes August Update

The November 2019 General Election is right around the corner. While most attention is already on the 2020 Presidential Election, we are focusing on this [...]

Housing Trust Fund Tour

When it comes to affordable housing, seeing is believing. We recently proved this again at two events in Medina County and Columbus, where state elected [...]