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 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, [...]

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 [...]