Thank you to everyone who joined us at Housing Ohio 2021, our first-ever virtual conference. This year set another record for attendance!

The conference platform remains operational and anyone who registered can still watch recordings of all the sessions. Just log-on to the platform, click on “Schedule” and toggle to April 5, 6, and 7 to find each session, then click “View Recording”. All conference materials are available for a year from today on the conference platform. Click on the session you want via “Schedule” and then look for “Attachments” beneath the video and description.

A great big thank you to our speakers, our sponsors, and everyone who attended the Housing Ohio 2021 conference!

Other upcoming training opportunities hosted by COHHIO and our partners include:

  • June 15 at 10:00 a.m.: Domestic Violence & HMIS Prioritizing Safety – Meeting co-hosted by the Ohio Domestic Violence Network and COHHIO.
  • June 23 at 1:30 p.m.: Ohio Medicaid Basics 2021 – Health Policy Institute of Ohio will present information from Ohio Medicaid Basics 2021. This publication, which is updated every two years, provides an overview of Ohio’s Medicaid program, including eligibility, covered services, delivery systems, financing and spending.
  • June 23 – 25: Policy Summit 2021 – The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s biennial conference will focus on economic resilience and equity and how they play out in communities of all sizes and compositions. The event will highlight the policies and practices that support or hinder people in our most vulnerable communities from being able to prepare for, adapt to, and respond to economic shocks, such as coronavirus-related closures, and underlying stresses, such as poverty and inequality. The effects of COVID-19 and racial injustice will be front and center, across a range of topic areas, including but not limited to, small business, workforce and economic development, and housing. This year’s conference is virtual and free.
  • June 29 at 1:00 p.m.: Co-occurring Disorders: What Homeless and Housing Providers Need To KnowIndividuals with a co-occurring disorder are those diagnosed with both a substance use disorder and a mental health disorder. Co-occurring disorders can be difficult to diagnose and/or treat, and meeting the needs of individuals with a co-occurring disorder in the homeless and housing system can be even more challenging. Join this webinar to hear how providers from around the state in urban and rural communities have leveraged resources and services, and utilized harm reduction practices to assist with housing and housing retention. (Hosted by COHHIO)
  • June 30 at 10:00 a.m.: Best Practices in Emergency Rental AssistanceThe COVID relief packages has brought over a billion dollars to our state to help keep Ohioans stably housed. Join COHHIO to hear from local and national experts on how we can invest emergency rental assistance (ERA) dollars as quickly and effectively as possible. We’ll explore innovative ways ERA can be used to address homelessness, and hear Ohio-based providers in urban and rural communities describe how they are deploying these funds to help keep vulnerable residents stably housed during this pandemic and beyond. (Hosted by COHHIO in partnership with the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies)

For more resources visit and to see past webinar recordings see: