State Issues2017-10-25T16:49:07-04:00
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.

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 [...]

Housing Trust Fund Tour

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 [...]

Legislature Boosts the Ohio Housing Trust Fund!

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 [...]

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 [...]

Bill’s Spring Update

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 out that [...]