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.

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 [...]

Spring News Clips

Homelessness and the affordable housing shortage - and the potential for policymakers to actually do something about these problems - have appeared in the news a lot lately. Here's a few of the highlights: The [...]

Payday Lending – the Saga Continues…

Borrowers beware! The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau continues to undermine consumer protections that are the core of the agency's mission and reason for existence. This time, the agency proposes to stop the implementation of the [...]