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

Home Relief Grant Program Webinar

The DeWine Administration this week announced the Home Relief Grant program. Funded with $50 million from the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund, the program may offer [...]

Emergency Rental Assistance

If you have been laid off or lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic and recession, you might be able to find help paying the [...]

CDC Eviction Moratorium

Help for Tenants Facing Eviction If you are facing eviction because you cannot pay the rent, you must take action in order to get protection [...]

Breaking Ground – Summer 2020

Summer 2020 We’re six months into this pandemic – the strangest, most nerve racking period of my life as a homeless advocate – and I’m [...]

Your Vote Matters!

People who are homeless or facing eviction have more immediate concerns than the upcoming election. Unfortunately, low voter turnout among low-income and marginalized populations only [...]

Housing Now for Homeless Families

COHHIO thanks Gov. DeWine and his administration for investing $15 million in federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funding to provide homeless prevention and [...]