Federal Issues2017-10-25T16:47:45-04:00
COHHIO works closely with our partners in Washington, like the National Low Income Housing Coalition and the National Alliance to End Homelessness, to monitor and influence federal policies on housing and homelessness.

Sign On to Keep Families Together

“Proposed Rule Could Evict 55,000 Children From Subsidized Housing" That’s the headline from a recent NPR story about the Trump Administration’s latest efforts to demonize immigrant families and punish low-income Americans. HUD’s new plan to [...]

Breaking Ground – Spring 2019

May 2019 We’ve received a lot of calls recently from legislators and their staffers asking for guidance to respond to homeless constituents seeking assistance. We connect them to local homeless services, but legislators often find [...]

Opportunity Starts at Home – Week of Action!

A U.S. House committee recently passed a robust housing and homeless budget  bill - a clear bipartisan rejection of President Trump’s adverse position on affordable housing investments and policy. Let’s continue spreading this positive energy [...]

HUD Moves to Evict Children, Allow LGBTQ Discrimination

The Trump Administration continues its efforts to punish vulnerable children of immigrants and roll back regulations that prevent discrimination, this time through new rules at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. HUD recently proposed [...]

Spring News Clips

Homelessness and the affordable housing shortage - and the potential for policymakers to actually do something about these problems - have appeared in the news a lot lately. Here's a few of the highlights: The [...]