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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 [...]

Bill’s Spring Update2019-05-24T15:39:53-04:00

Opportunity Starts at Home – Week of Action!

A U.S. House committee recently passed a robust housing and homeless service spending bill thanks to the leadership of House Subcommittee Chair David Price (D-NC) and Ranking Member Mario Diaz-Balart [...]

Opportunity Starts at Home – Week of Action!2019-05-24T15:35:08-04:00

Homelessness is Expensive

Homelessness is expensive. To some people it seems like a contradiction. To others it’s just obvious – living on the land takes a huge toll on the mind and body. [...]

Homelessness is Expensive2019-05-24T15:36:06-04:00

HUD Moves to Evict Children, Allow LGBTQ Discrimination

The Trump Administration continues its efforts to punish vulnerable children of immigrants and roll back regulations that prevent discrimination, this time through new rules at the Department of Housing and [...]

HUD Moves to Evict Children, Allow LGBTQ Discrimination2019-05-24T16:19:39-04:00

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 [...]

Spring News Clips2019-05-24T15:31:50-04:00

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 [...]

Payday Lending – the Saga Continues…2019-05-24T15:30:56-04:00

Southeast Ohio YHDP Update

Southeast Ohio Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) projects began in December 2018, and in the months since have significantly ramped up operations. Since implementation, the new YHDP street outreach project [...]

Southeast Ohio YHDP Update2019-05-24T15:27:56-04:00

Welcome COHHIO Law Clerks!

COHHIO is pleased to introduce two new law students to the 2019-2020 Housing Law Internship Program! Elizabeth Lewis and Meredith Bray will work primarily with COHHIO's Fair and Affordable Housing [...]

Welcome COHHIO Law Clerks!2019-05-24T15:27:02-04:00

In Other Developments – Spring 2019

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency Board recently announced over $28.5 million in Low Income Housing Tax Credit awards for 2019, which are used to fund the construction, acquisition and rehabilitation [...]

In Other Developments – Spring 20192019-05-24T15:26:18-04:00

Expand the Ohio Housing Trust Fund

COHHIO, and other members of the Home Matters to Ohio coalition, called on the Ohio Senate this week to expand the Ohio Housing Trust Fund in the biennial budget (HB [...]

Expand the Ohio Housing Trust Fund2019-05-24T16:12:11-04:00