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.

Bill’s Fall 2019 Update

Advocating for people experiencing housing problems can be a frustrating job. In a political system that trades on money and influence, it’s tough to get politicians to focus on the needs of people who have [...]

Fall Housing Tour Updates

The connection between health and housing was the focus of a recent roundtable discussion in Montgomery County with state and federal lawmakers, COHHIO, St. Mary Development Corp., CareSource and Dayton Children’s Hospital. During the event, [...]

Sign On for Fair Housing

Please sign on to this letter opposing the Trump Administration’s plan to weaken protections against discriminatory housing policies. HUD has proposed changes to federal Fair Housing Act regulations that would dismantle an essential tool for [...]

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 [...]