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.

Ohio Wants Your Opinion

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires the state to prepare an annual Ohio Consolidated Plan to govern administration of federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Partnerships Investment Program (HOME), and [...]

Bill’s Summer Report

Four years ago we managed to beat back a serious effort to gut the Ohio Housing Trust Fund in the state budget. This summer we are celebrating a modest, but important, increase for the OHTF [...]

Federal Advocacy Update – August 2019

The recent budget deal between Congressional leaders and President Trump is a promising sign, but there’s still some uncertainty about how federal homeless and housing programs will fare once the final bill is passed. The [...]

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 [...]