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

Juneteenth – Freedom Day

On behalf of COHHIO's Racal Equity Committee (REC) we want to wish you a Happy Juneteenth – also known as Freedom Day. June 19, 2021 [...]

Affordable Housing Under Attack! (again)

UPDATED JUNE 29 Good news! The legislature backed off a disastrous budget proposal that jeopardized the continued viability of one-third of Ohio’s affordable housing properties! [...]

Bill’s Summer Update

The Ohio Senate recently added an amendment to the budget that would dramatically increase taxes on affordable housing properties, jeopardizing the homes of 100,000s of [...]