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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Please take a moment to add your organization to this letter of opposition to Senate Bill 36 in the Statehouse. In the midst of our growing affordable housing shortage, this legislation would significantly increase the [...]
Coalition Outlines State and Federal Solutions Ohio has a severe shortage of homes that are affordable to poor Ohioans, according to a report issued Thursday, as advocates outline actionable steps for state and federal leaders [...]