For media inquiries contact Communications/Development Director Marcus Roth, 614-280-1984 x.111

COHHIO In the News

Chambers’ Differing Housing Approaches Apparent Post-Budget – Gongwer News Service, Oct. 4

Editorial: Affordable Housing in Ohio – Wheeling News-Register, Sept. 26

State of Ohio Awarded Nearly $5.2 Million to Combat Youth Homelessness in Rural Ohio – Ohio Department of Development, Sept. 25

Evictions rising in Northeast Ohio: What to do if it happens to you – Fox 8 Cleveland, Sept. 15

Northeast Ohio counties with the cheapest rent prices – Fox 8 Cleveland, Sept. 15

Rent prices in Ohio could soar even higher: Here’s why – WDTN, Aug. 31

Intel is increasing demand for housing. Ohio has been there before – The Ohio Newsroom, Aug. 30

Housing crisis in Columbus and Ohio – WOSU All Sides, Aug. 29

‘No Wrong Door’ to shift to health department as it continues to link people to services – BG Independent News, Aug. 10

Report: Affordable housing shrinking in Ohio – The Center Square, Aug. 2

Gap between home price and income widens, but area still among most affordable – Dayton Daily News, July 26

Affordable housing tax credit, single-family housing tax credit programs signed into Ohio budget – Ohio Capital Journal, July 25

Break lease? Live with mice? Face eviction? Dayton apartment case hits tough issues – Dayton Daily News, July 18

Lack of affordable housing in Ohio leads to higher risk for homelessness: Report – WDTN, July 17

How helping moms with rent may lead to healthier babies – News Nation, July 13

A new Ohio tax credit program incentivizes affordable housing. Advocates are still wary – WVXU Cincinnati, July 10

Ohio budget offers new $150 million in tax credits to build affordable housing – Cleveland.com, July 6

Cleveland, Akron, among highest rents in Ohio, but average wages cannot cover costs – Cleveland.com, June 27

Affordable Housing Is a Big Problem in Ohio, Report Finds – Cleveland Scene, June 23

Eviction filings near pre-pandemic levels in Miami Valley – WDTN, June 23

Ohio’s gap between rent, wages grows – The Center Square, June 23

New report shows increase in rent prices surpassing wage rates, particularly in Akron area – News 5 Cleveland, June 22

Coalition seeking to end homelessness points to troubling housing cost trend – NBC4i, June 21

“A great step forward,” Senate’s budget restores proposed affordable housing tax credit program – Ohio Capital Journal, June 21

Ohio House GOP wants to spend $500 million on affordable housing. Ohio’s top senator wants to spike it – Cleveland.com, May 7

Bipartisan sponsors, advocates: Support Ohio bill improving pregnancy, housing, infant services – Ohio Capital Journal, May 3

COHHIO Updates

COHHIO Supports Pro-Tenant Legislation

June 7th, 2024|Comments Off on COHHIO Supports Pro-Tenant Legislation

COHHIO Executive Director Amy Riegel recently testified on legislation in the Ohio Senate to allow for sealing of eviction records, expand access [...]

COHHIO In Your Community

May 29th, 2024|Comments Off on COHHIO In Your Community

COHHIO is coming to a town near you! As we work to strengthen our coalition and tackle housing insecurity and homelessness in [...]

COHHIO Opposes Senate Bill 94

April 24th, 2024|Comments Off on COHHIO Opposes Senate Bill 94

The Senate Financial Institutions & Technology Committee recently advanced legislation that could undermine revenue flowing into the Ohio Housing Trust Fund. COHHIO [...]

Workers’ Comp Update

April 3rd, 2024|Comments Off on Workers’ Comp Update

May 2024 Resources for members of COHHIO's Workers' Compensation program:  May Update - Workers Comp Article Safety Article - Warehouse Safety [...]

Report: Ohio’s Affordable Housing Gap Shrinks Slightly

March 14th, 2024|Comments Off on Report: Ohio’s Affordable Housing Gap Shrinks Slightly

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 14, 2024 CONTACT: Marcus Roth, marcusroth@cohhio.org Report: Ohio's Affordable Housing Gap Shrinks Slightly Steep rent inflation exacerbated Ohio’s [...]

Housing Affordability by Job in Ohio

December 5th, 2023|Comments Off on Housing Affordability by Job in Ohio

Many housing programs are based on Area Median Income (AMI). Just how much can a child care worker afford to pay on [...]

What is Affordable Housing?

December 5th, 2023|Comments Off on What is Affordable Housing?

It's a question we hear all the time. There's a simple answer, and there's a more complicated answer. So COHHIO designed this [...]

COHHIO Testifies on Ohio Housing Trust Fund

December 5th, 2023|Comments Off on COHHIO Testifies on Ohio Housing Trust Fund

Dec. 5, 2023 COHHIO Advocacy Director Gina Wilt urged members of the Senate Financial Institutions & Technology Committee to amend legislation on [...]

Senate Select Committee on Housing

September 13th, 2023|Comments Off on Senate Select Committee on Housing

Sept. 13, 2023 COHHIO’s Executive Director Amy Riegel encouraged the Senate Select Committee on Housing to build on successful initiatives that help [...]

Final Budget a Win for Affordable Housing

June 30th, 2023|Comments Off on Final Budget a Win for Affordable Housing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2023 Final Budget a Win for Affordable Housing COHHIO Decries Cut to Housing Program for At-Risk Pregnant [...]

Gap Between Rents and Wages Grows Wider

June 14th, 2023|Comments Off on Gap Between Rents and Wages Grows Wider

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2023 Ohio Senate Budget Puts Housing Further Out of Reach Full-time workers need to earn at least [...]

Sign On to Defend Affordable Housing!

June 13th, 2023|Comments Off on Sign On to Defend Affordable Housing!

Gov. DeWine and the Ohio House included several positive housing proposals in the state budget, but the Ohio Senate removed them and [...]

COHHIO Testifies on State Budget

March 16th, 2023|Comments Off on COHHIO Testifies on State Budget

Testimony Before the House Finance Subcommittee on Agriculture, Development & Natural Resources Amy Riegel, Executive Director March 16, 2023 House Bill 33 [...]

The Gap Report 2023

March 16th, 2023|Comments Off on The Gap Report 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 16, 2023 Report Shows Ohio’s Affordable Housing Shortage Getting Worse Housing advocates released data Thursday showing that Ohio’s [...]

Help VETO Bad Housing Amendments!

December 19th, 2022|Comments Off on Help VETO Bad Housing Amendments!

During this week’s chaotic lame duck session, Statehouse leaders passed two last-minute amendments threatening the continued viability of affordable housing and the [...]

Affordable Housing Under Attack! (yet again)

December 14th, 2022|Comments Off on Affordable Housing Under Attack! (yet again)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DEC. 14, 2022 Housing Advocates Oppose Tax Increase on Workforce and Senior Housing Properties Housing advocates warned Wednesday that [...]