Affordable Housing Under Attack! (again)

UPDATED JUNE 29 Good news! The legislature backed off a disastrous budget proposal that jeopardized the continued viability of one-third of Ohio’s affordable housing properties! Thank you to everyone who [...]

Affordable Housing Under Attack! (again)2021-06-29T13:36:19-04:00

Budget Creates Barriers to Food, Healthcare

COHHIO is supporting efforts to fight new red tape barriers that will make it harder for struggling Ohioans to access food stamps (SNAP) and Medicaid benefits. Unfortunately, the Ohio Senate [...]

Budget Creates Barriers to Food, Healthcare2021-06-09T14:27:50-04:00

Bill’s Summer Update

The Ohio Senate recently added an amendment to the budget that would dramatically increase taxes on affordable housing properties, jeopardizing the homes of 100,000s of vulnerable, low-income Ohioans. Needless to [...]

Bill’s Summer Update2021-06-09T09:42:44-04:00

Housing Policymaker Profiles: Rep. Phil Plummer

State Rep. Phil Plummer is the first elected leader that we have chosen for our new statewide profile series highlighting leaders across the region who are leading the fight against [...]

Housing Policymaker Profiles: Rep. Phil Plummer2021-05-17T12:33:27-04:00

DeWine Signs Emergency Rental Assistance Bill

Following a unanimous vote in the legislature, Gov. Mike DeWine cleared the way for struggling Ohioans to get help paying the rent to avoid eviction and homelessness during the ongoing [...]

DeWine Signs Emergency Rental Assistance Bill2021-05-11T15:09:44-04:00

Housing Now for Homeless Families

The Housing Now for Homeless Families Program (HNHF) offers grants to local nonprofits that provide temporary financial assistance and supportive services to rehouse families with children that are homeless or [...]

Housing Now for Homeless Families2021-06-07T14:50:54-04:00

Legislature Unanimously Endorses Supportive Housing

A plan to ensure that supportive housing can continue helping Ohioans overcome homelessness and behavioral health issues recently got a unanimous thumbs up from the Ohio General Assembly and Gov. [...]

Legislature Unanimously Endorses Supportive Housing2021-06-08T13:59:33-04:00

Black History Month: Dorothy Mae Richardson

"I could see houses starting to lean, windows rotting away. The solution was not to tear down the whole neighborhood and move everybody into public housing. The solution was to [...]

Black History Month: Dorothy Mae Richardson2021-02-23T16:06:47-05:00

Emergency Rental Assistance

If you have been laid off or lost income during the coronavirus pandemic and recession, you might qualify for Emergency Rental Assistance. Ohioans who need assistance should contact their local [...]

Emergency Rental Assistance2021-02-10T16:09:36-05:00
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