Housing Assistance Information

  • Housing Assistance
OHFA is unable to offer direct assistance to individuals. OHFA encourages anyone facing economic hardship as a result of COVID-19 to immediately contact the property owner or mortgage servicer (the company you send your mortgage payments to), to see if you qualify for payment relief.

Eviction Moratoriums

CDC Temporary Eviction Moratorium – On September 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an order temporarily halting residential evictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. The moratorium is in effect through December 31 and applies to covered tenants facing eviction for nonpayment of rent who present a signed declaration to their landlords that they meet certain income and hardship criteria.

Read a summary of the order.

Read the order.

Download the Moratorium Declaration Form for tenants.

CDC Announces Temporary Eviction Moratorium
On September 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced an order temporarily halting residential evictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. The moratorium is in effect through December 31 and applies to covered tenants facing eviction for nonpayment of rent who present a signed declaration to their landlords that they meet certain income and hardship criteria.

National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) Federal Eviction Moratorium Database
Searchable database of multifamily and affordable properties covered by federal eviction moratoriums.

LAWO Eviction Moratorium Map for Ohio
Click on "Show Data" on the right side to scroll through jurisdictions alphabetically.


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Legal Resources (facing eviction/foreclosure)