COHHIO supports Ohio residents and organizations seeking guidance on a variety of housing issues: landlord-tenant law, the Fair Housing Act, tenant organization and affordable housing preservation. If you are seeking advice on how to deal with a specific issue, email us at: rentinfo@cohhio.org or call our Housing Information Line: 888-485-7999.

Please Note: COHHIO cannot provide legal representation, housing referrals, or financial aid. Please contact your local legal aid office or call 2-1-1 for help with those resources.

If you are seeking affordable housing, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency’s Ohio Housing Locator maintains a listing of available units throughout the state.

Housing Education: COHHIO staff also provide workshops and presentations covering landlord-tenant law, federal fair housing laws, and other housing issues.

Tenant Organizing: COHHIO also supports tenants, providing information and guidance on how to organize tenants and communicate with landlords. Our staff is willing to meet with tenant and landlord groups to provide assistance.

Contact our Affordable and Fair Housing Coordinator, Joe Maskovyak, Esq., at joemaskovyak@cohhio.org for more information or to request a presentation. Joe, a veteran housing advocate, has over 30 years of experience in housing law.

 Email us your issue at rentinfo@cohhio.org

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Call our Housing Information Line at 888-485-7999

We cannot provide legal representation, housing referrals, or financial aid. Please contact your local legal aid office or 2-1-1 for help with those resources. 

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