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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

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 [...]

Legislature Boosts the Ohio Housing Trust Fund!2019-09-03T14:27:19-04:00

Sign On to Keep Families Together

“Proposed Rule Could Evict 55,000 Children From Subsidized Housing" That’s the headline from a recent NPR story about the Trump Administration’s latest efforts to demonize immigrant families and punish low-income [...]

Sign On to Keep Families Together2019-07-03T11:56:32-04:00

HUD Makes $150 Million Available for Mainstream Vouchers

This is an extremely important opportunity to increase affordable housing resources in your community in a way that can directly benefit families who are or have experienced homelessness. If you [...]

HUD Makes $150 Million Available for Mainstream Vouchers2019-07-03T11:36:40-04:00

Racial Equity & Homelessness Convenings

Why are nearly half the people in Ohio's homeless system black when African-Americans make up only 12 percent of the state's population? COHHIO recently organized a series of meetings to [...]

Racial Equity & Homelessness Convenings2019-06-19T14:27:10-04:00

Homelessness & Housing Services Resource Guide

For the first time in Ohio, people struggling with homelessness - and those trying to assist them - can now quickly and easily look up the right number to call [...]

Homelessness & Housing Services Resource Guide2019-06-10T13:55:37-04:00

Findlay Hope House Tour

Former Mayor Lydia Mihalik, who now oversees housing and community development programs for the state, returned home Friday to see firsthand how the Findlay Hope House restores stability to families [...]

Findlay Hope House Tour2019-06-10T13:27:15-04:00

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 [...]

Breaking Ground – Spring 20192019-05-28T13:30:39-04:00