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. 

Juneteenth – Freedom Day

June 17th, 2021|Comments Off on 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 African Americans were informed of [...]

Bill’s Summer Update

June 8th, 2021|Comments Off on 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 say, we are fighting this [...]

HOME-ARP Program Creates New Housing Opportunities

June 7th, 2021|Comments Off on 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 million. The HOME-ARP program represents [...]

Emergency Housing Vouchers Coming to Ohio

June 7th, 2021|Comments Off on 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 much worse for many Ohioans, [...]