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Bill’s Summer Report

Four years ago we managed to beat back a serious effort to gut the Ohio Housing Trust Fund in the state budget. This summer we are celebrating a modest, but [...]

Bill’s Summer Report2019-08-23T15:41:40-04:00

Kroger Is Hiring at Your Agency

Kroger recently launched a new recruitment effort, reaching out to agencies that serve people experiencing homelessness, those with disabilities and other employment challenges. Job applicants who don’t have access to [...]

Kroger Is Hiring at Your Agency2019-08-23T15:01:21-04:00

Federal Advocacy Update – August 2019

The recent budget deal between Congressional leaders and President Trump is a promising sign, but there’s still some uncertainty about how federal homeless and housing programs will fare once the [...]

Federal Advocacy Update – August 20192019-08-23T14:41:09-04:00

COHHIO Launches Domestic Violence Workgroup

We know that there is a connection between domestic violence and homelessness. Domestic violence can lead to homelessness and many homeless individuals have a history of domestic violence. In spite [...]

COHHIO Launches Domestic Violence Workgroup2019-08-23T14:13:30-04:00

In Other Developments – August 2019

Several housing developments designed for low-income Ohioans and people experiencing homelessness are underway in Ohio. Here are a few innovative new projects that got underway in the past few months: [...]

In Other Developments – August 20192019-08-22T17:23:41-04:00

August Training Bulletin

COHHIO staff attended and presented at the National Alliance to End Homelessness’s 2019 in Washington D.C. last month, and we're excited to bring some great information back to Ohio and [...]

August Training Bulletin2019-09-10T16:28:23-04:00

Housing Trust Fund Tour

When it comes to affordable housing, seeing is believing. We recently proved this again at two events in Medina County and Columbus, where state elected officials could see for themselves [...]

Housing Trust Fund Tour2019-08-20T15:36:17-04:00

Report Details Growing Gap Between High Rents, Low Wages

Only three out of the 10 most common jobs in Ohio actually pay employees enough to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment, according to a report released Tuesday. Ohio’s Housing Wage [...]

Report Details Growing Gap Between High Rents, Low Wages2019-08-23T21:57:43-04:00