The Office of Research and Analytics uses research and data to drive the Agency's mission of providing an affordable place to call home for all Ohioans. In partnership with universities, state agencies, and community-based organizations, the Office of Research and Analytics produces high quality data and actionable research that guides affordable housing policies throughout the state. Check out the Regional Housing Needs Assessments to learn more about housing-related issues in your community.
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This Halloween season we're taking a look at selected spots in Ohio where the spirits of the dead call home. This post highlights Ohio's most fascinating and spookiest ghost towns. Once vibrant communities, these ghost towns were partially or entirely abandoned, often as a result of economic decline or–in many cases–a tragic event!
The economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on Ohio homeowners have been felt statewide. OHFA's Save the Dream Ohio program provides funding to homeowners who have been financially impacted by the pandemic, with the primary goal of preventing mortgage delinquencies, foreclosures, and other negative housing outcomes.
For this report, the Office of Research and Analytics performed an economic impact analysis to estimate how OHFA's current operations and housing programs contribute to the state's economy on an annual basis.