Advocacy2017-10-25T16:19:35+00:00

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

Alert: Shutdown Impacts Housing

We’re now three weeks into this frustrating government shutdown and low-income, vulnerable Americans are the ones who stand to lose the most – their homes. [...]

Good Tidings from COHHIO

Dear Friends, It’s been a busy holiday season. A mean-spirited amendment to speed up evictions nearly sneaked through the Statehouse last week. We convinced House [...]

COHHIO Fights Plan to Speed Up Evictions

Weeks before lawmakers’ winter recess, an Ohio House committee advanced legislation Wednesday to allow landlords to initiate the eviction process on Christmas and other holidays. [...]

In the News

COHHIO was recently featured in an ABC6 investigation of a mobile home park that inexplicably started sending tenants water bills as high as $1,800 for [...]

Bill’s Thanksgiving Message

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I am giving thanks that the 2018 election is now finally over. Our Ohio Votes program worked overtime this fall [...]

Ohio Voted!

This year, Ohio Votes and our partners facilitated the voting of thousands of Ohioans across the state. All the hard work from voter advocates across [...]