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.

Affordable Housing Under Attack! (again)

UPDATED JUNE 15 Despite our efforts to remove an affordable housing tax increase in the state budget, it appears the Senate will keep this amendment in the revised bill being released this afternoon. About 250 [...]

Budget Creates Barriers to Food, Healthcare

COHHIO is supporting efforts to fight new red tape barriers that will make it harder for struggling Ohioans to access food stamps (SNAP) and Medicaid benefits. Unfortunately, the Ohio Senate recently added provisions from controversial [...]

Bill’s Summer Update

The Ohio Senate recently added an amendment to the budget that would dramatically increase taxes on affordable housing properties, jeopardizing the homes of 100,000s of vulnerable, low-income Ohioans. Needless to say, we are fighting this [...]

Housing Policymaker Profiles: Rep. Phil Plummer

State Rep. Phil Plummer is the first elected leader that we have chosen for our new statewide profile series highlighting leaders across the region who are leading the fight against homelessness and housing insecurity. COHHIO [...]

DeWine Signs Emergency Rental Assistance Bill

Following a unanimous vote in the legislature, Gov. Mike DeWine cleared the way for struggling Ohioans to get help paying the rent to avoid eviction and homelessness during the ongoing public health crisis. DeWine signed [...]

Housing Now for Homeless Families

The Housing Now for Homeless Families Program (HNHF) offers grants to local nonprofits that provide temporary financial assistance and supportive services to rehouse families with children that are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. HNHF grants [...]

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