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

Defend Community Reinvestment!

Take a stand against the Trump administration's efforts to gut rules that require banks to invest in disenfranchised communities! Congress passed the Community Reinvestment Act [...]

Eviction Crisis Act

COHHIO Advocacy Director Gina Wilt was one of several housing advocates who joined Sen. Rob Portman at a recent roundtable in Columbus to discuss the [...]

Ohio Votes 2020

With the upcoming presidential primary and general election, 2020 is going to be a very busy election year! COHHIO's Ohio Votes program will continue to [...]

Conference Registration Now Open!

Registration for the Housing Ohio 2020 conference is now open! April 13-15 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus REGISTER NOW Please join us at COHHIO's first [...]

Housing Allies Breakfast Break

Recognizing that housing insecurity intersects with so many other public policy issues, COHHIO has created a new forum advocates of all stripes to share updates [...]

Grant Opportunities

The Ohio Development Services Agency is now accepting pre-applications for special projects and innovative proposals targeting households with incomes at or below 50% of Area [...]

Celebrate Bill – Support NLIHC!

The National Low Income Housing Coalition will honor COHHIO Executive Director Bill Faith with the 2020 Cushing Dolbeare Lifetime Service Award at a ceremony on [...]

State Capital Funding Opportunity

Does your facility need renovations or capital improvements to better serve folks in your community? State capital funds might be an option, especially if you [...]