COHHIO closely monitors state legislation and rules that affect Ohioans who are struggling to emerge from poverty and fights at the Statehouse for policies that alleviate homelessness, expand housing and protect the vulnerable from predatory consumer practices. For more information on the Ohio Housing Trust Fund, visit our Housing Trust Fund page.
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 [...]
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, [...]
When it comes to affordable housing, seeing is believing. We recently proved this again at two events in Medina County and Columbus, where state elected officials could see for themselves how the housing programs they [...]
Only three out of the 10 most common jobs in Ohio actually pay employees enough to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment, according to a report released Tuesday. Ohio’s Housing Wage increased again this year to [...]
Advocates thanked leaders of the Ohio legislature for increasing support for local homeless and affordable housing programs in the state budget. “We appreciate leaders in the Senate and House for including an amendment in the [...]