Conference Logistics

Who Attends?

Housing and homeless advocates, social service providers, homeless services and program providers, clients and program participants, nonprofit housing developers and funders, community development officials, fair housing and disabilities advocates, housing providers, federal, state and local government personnel, mental health and substance abuse professionals, attorneys, and anyone else concerned with access to decent, safe and affordable housing and services for low-income people.

Hotel Accommodations

The Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square, where the conference takes place, offers our attendees discounted rooms at $144 per night. You are responsible for making your own reservations either by using the Sheraton’s online room registration page at or calling the hotel at 800-325-3535. Be sure to tell the hotel operator you are attending the COHHIO conference. To get the special rate, you must make your reservations by March 16. There are a limited number of rooms available, so please book your room early.


The Sheraton Columbus Hotel at Capitol Square is located at 75 East State Street in downtown Columbus. You can call the hotel at 800-325-3535 for directions, or use their Columbus city map for directions. Valet parking is available at the hotel and additional parking is available at Columbus Commons.

Continuing Education Units

COHHIO will provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Social Workers. Certificates will be distributed following the conference via email within 30 days. Conference attendees must sign the CEU forms each day of the conference and complete an evaluation to receive CEUs.


Thanks to generous support from the Nord Family Foundation, a limited number of scholarships will be available to those who demonstrate a financial burden and would not otherwise be able to attend the conference. Scholarships are limited to one per organization. Submit your written request via email, to The deadline is March 1. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Problems? We can help you register! Call us at 614.280.1984 ext. 131


Monday, April 8

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Coffee
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction (Ballroom)
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Morning Plenary (Ballroom)
10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Workshop Set A (Breakout Rooms)
12:30 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch (Ballroom)
1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Workshop Set B (Breakout Rooms)
3:15 – 4:45 p.m.
Workshop Set C (Breakout Rooms)
5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Reception (Ballroom)

Tuesday, April 9

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction (Ballroom)
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Morning Plenary (Ballroom)
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Workshop Set D (Breakout Rooms)
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Afternoon Plenary (Ballroom)
1:45 – 3:15 p.m.
Workshop Set E (Breakout Rooms)

Wednesday, April 10

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Housing Institute Sessions (Breakout Rooms)

Wanted: Housing Ohio 2019 Sponsors

There’s still time to sponsor Housing Ohio 2019! Call Marcus Roth at 614-280-1984, ext. 111 or email for details.

Housing Ohio 2019 is made possible by our generous sponsors:

Other confirmed sponsors include:

Affordable Housing Trust for Columbus and Franklin County

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield

Barbara Poppe & Associates

Buckeye Community Hope Foundation

Buckeye Health Plan



CHN Housing Partners

Citizens Bank

Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority

Community Housing Network

Corporation for Supportive Housing

Disability Rights Ohio

Duke Energy

Enterprise Community Partners

Fairfield Homes

Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati

Finance Fund and FCAP

First Financial Bank


JPMorgan Chase


Millennia Housing Development

Model Group

Molina Healthcare of Ohio

Mount Carmel Health System

Mutual of America

National Church Residences

National Equity Fund, Inc.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Neighborhood Development Services

NeighborWorks Collaborative of Ohio

New Era Benefits Consulting

Novogradac & Co., LLP

Ohio Adult Care Facilities Association


Ohio State University College of Social Work

Park National Bank


Porter Wright

The Provident Companies

RED Capital Group

RiverHills Bank

Star Title Agency

Third Federal Savings & Loan

Tidwell Group

U.S. Bank

Vogt Strategic Insights

Wallick Communities

WesBanco Bank

Woda Cooper Companies

Other Supporters Include:

Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority

St. Mary Development Corp.

Thank you to the Nord Family Foundation for supporting need-based scholarships to attend Housing Ohio 2019.
For information on sponsorship, please contact Marcus Roth, Communications/Development Director, 614-280-1984 X 111;