Juneteenth – Freedom Day

On behalf of COHHIO's Racal Equity Committee (REC) we want to wish you a Happy Juneteenth – also known as Freedom Day. June 19, 2021 marks 156 years since enslaved [...]

Juneteenth – Freedom Day2021-06-18T10:01:41-04:00

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

HOME-ARP Program Creates New Housing Opportunities

The American Rescue Plan Act makes a significant investment in long-term solutions to our homelessness crisis by allocating $5 billion through the HOME Investment Partnerships Program, with Ohio expecting $204 [...]

HOME-ARP Program Creates New Housing Opportunities2021-06-07T12:16:30-04:00

Emergency Housing Vouchers Coming to Ohio

A new housing voucher program is one of many investments in housing access included in the American Rescue Plan. Since the pandemic, and its economic impact, have made matters so [...]

Emergency Housing Vouchers Coming to Ohio2021-06-07T14:56:11-04:00

Ma’Khia Bryant Matters!

On April 20 Ma’Khia Bryant’s life was ended by law enforcement. Since that day, COHHIO has been grieving her loss. Today COHHIO is speaking up about this tragedy. Ma’Khia Bryant [...]

Ma’Khia Bryant Matters!2021-05-19T10:51:10-04:00

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

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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