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 since the beginning of the pandemic you might qualify for rent relief. Ohioans who need help can find the local agency [...]

Emergency Rental Assistance2021-08-13T08:55:25-04:00

Pandemic Utilities Assistance for Low-Income Ohioans

Pandemic Utilities Relief Guidance for Low-income Households What bill payment help is available to low-income renters? Home Relief Grant Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus [...]

Pandemic Utilities Assistance for Low-Income Ohioans2021-01-11T10:47:15-05:00

Bill’s Year End Message

December 2020 No one will forget 2020. It was a year full of so much misery and chaos, but it’s ending on a positive note now that Congress just approved [...]

Bill’s Year End Message2020-12-22T15:19:14-05:00

Ohio Homelessness Increasing Even Before Covid-19

In their recent report Confronting Homelessness, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency found that the number of Ohioans experiencing homelessness each year 30.8 percent from 2012 to 2018, while the state's [...]

Ohio Homelessness Increasing Even Before Covid-192020-12-22T11:28:47-05:00

Statement on Shooting Death of Casey Goodson Jr.

Once again, a Black man has been murdered by law enforcement in Ohio. Casey Christopher Goodson, Jr., just 23-years-old, had his life cut short at the hands of those who [...]

Statement on Shooting Death of Casey Goodson Jr.2020-12-22T11:34:02-05:00

Basic Needs Press Conference

  ADVOCATES URGE ROBUST COVID-19 RELIEF FOR STRUGGLING OHIO FAMILIES COLUMBUS, Ohio [December 3, 2020] – Representatives from the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, the Coalition on Homelessness and [...]

Basic Needs Press Conference2020-12-03T12:15:22-05:00
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