COVID-19 Information

  • COVID-19 Information

If you have questions regarding Coronavirus/COVID-19 please call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH (1-833-427-5634) or visit the Department of Health website for a list of the most current resources and news updates.

General OHFA Updates

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) has transitioned all of its employees to working from home. While it is our intent for business to continue as normal, our operations may be impacted by this transition, so we request your patience as we process draw requests, rental assistance payments, loan funding requests, loan closings, etc.

The below information has been broken into sections by department. Please check this page as more updates become available.

Important Resources:

Home Relief Grant
Ohioans can receive assistance with rent, mortgage, or utilities from the state of Ohio, through their local Community Action Agency (CAA).

Resources for Housing Assistance
Includes resources related to eviction moratoriums, mortgages, financial assistance, and legal (eviction/foreclosure).

Vaccine Information

On-Site Vaccination Clinics for Senior Housing Sites

Emergency Housing Assistance

On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the OHFA Board approved disbursement of up to $5 million to the state's nine Continua of Care to address homelessness prevention, rapid rehousing, and emergency rental assistance.

On Thursday, April 23, 2020 the OHFA Board approved an additional $4.75 million to support the increased housing needs of Ohio homeless and those at risk of homelessness because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Office of Multifamily Housing Updates

Compliance and Property Management


Resources for the Homeless System

Helpful Links