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State Issues2022-01-18T14:22:20-05:00
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.

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Senate Select Committee on Housing

Sept. 13, 2023 COHHIO’s Executive Director Amy Riegel encouraged the Senate Select Committee on Housing to build on successful initiatives that help struggling Ohioans stay housed, like the Ohio Housing Trust Fund and the Low [...]

State Report Shows More Ohioans Struggling to Stay Housed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2023 Housing advocates highlighted new state data released this week that shows how housing insecurity has escalated in Ohio since the pandemic. The Ohio Housing Finance Agency’s new 2023 Ohio [...]

Final Budget a Win for Affordable Housing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2023 Final Budget a Win for Affordable Housing COHHIO Decries Cut to Housing Program for At-Risk Pregnant Women Advocates lamented cuts to a program that shows how housing intervention can [...]

Gap Between Rents and Wages Grows Wider

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2023 Ohio Senate Budget Puts Housing Further Out of Reach Full-time workers need to earn at least $19.09 an hour to afford a modest 2-bedroom apartment in Ohio, according to [...]

Sign On to Defend Affordable Housing!

Gov. DeWine and the Ohio House included several positive housing proposals in the state budget, but the Ohio Senate removed them and added other provisions that will stifle development of affordable housing. Chief among them [...]

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