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.
Legislation to Expand Healthy Beginnings at Home
May 2, 2023 COHHIO Executive Director Amy Riegel testified in support of legislation this week to strengthen supports for at risk mothers (HB 7), which includes a $16 million appropriation for Healthy Beginnings at Home [...]
COHHIO Testifies on State Budget
Testimony Before the House Finance Subcommittee on Agriculture, Development & Natural Resources Amy Riegel, Executive Director March 16, 2023 House Bill 33 Chairman Jones, Ranking Member Troy and members of the House Finance Subcommittee on [...]
The Gap Report 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2023 Report Shows Ohio’s Affordable Housing Shortage Getting Worse Housing advocates released data Thursday showing that Ohio’s affordable housing shortage grew significantly more acute over the past year. The Gap [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Statement on Gov. DeWine Signing HB 45
Jan. 6, 2023Amy Riegel, executive director of the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio, issued the following statement in response to Gov. DeWine signing HB 45 without vetoing several harmful housing related amendments: “We [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Lame Duck Statehouse Exacerbates Ohio’s Affordable Housing Crisis
DEC. 21, 2022 Lame Duck Statehouse Exacerbates Ohio’s Affordable Housing Crisis Advocates Urge DeWine to Use Veto Pen State lawmakers not only missed the opportunity to address Ohio’s affordable housing shortage during the recent lame [...]
Help VETO Bad Housing Amendments!
During this week’s chaotic lame duck session, Statehouse leaders passed two last-minute amendments threatening the continued viability of affordable housing and the availability of Emergency Rental Assistance in Ohio. Please join us in urging the [...]