Federal Issues2017-10-25T16:47:45+00:00
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.

Bill’s May Update

Nearly 60,000 Ohioans experienced homelessness in 2016. Almost one-third of them were children. Nearly 10,000 were victims of domestic abuse. The data source is understood to be an undercount and these numbers don’t even include [...]

National Housing Trust Fund Allocates $7 Million to Ohio

HUD recently announced a new round of National Housing Trust Fund allocations totaling $266.8 million, which includes nearly $7 million for Ohio to address housing needs for very low and extremely low income people. While [...]

Advocacy Worked – Housing Wins!

I just returned from Washington with great news: the budget bill that Congress passed represents a significant victory for housing and homelessness! I spent most of the week in D.C. with COHHIO staff and friends [...]

Report Shows Gap in Affordable Housing in Ohio

Ohio has a severe shortage of homes that are affordable to poor Ohioans, according to a report issued Tuesday, but the ongoing housing affordability crisis has barely registered among the state’s 2018 candidates. The National [...]