The Office of Housing Policy

The Office of Housing Policy is dedicated to using research-based data to drive the Ohio Housing Finance Agency's (OHFA) mission, "We open the doors to an affordable place to call home," for Ohio families. Staffed by OHFA, the office works in partnership with The Ohio State University and collaborates with other colleges, universities and partners to engage research to guide affordable housing policies.

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  • Internet Access

    Limited Internet Access is a Challenge for Ohio Children

    One in nine children in Ohio live in a home with no access to broadband or high-speed internet. This lack of internet access has created a major obstacle for many Ohio families with children now required to attend school remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Disaster Strikes

    Disaster Strikes – Now What?

    Disasters come in many forms and have consequences beyond initial impact. It's estimated that Ohio homeowners spent nearly $437 million in disaster repairs from 2013-2015.

  • Quaran-Quiz

    Take the Ohio Quaran-Quiz

    Spring is a perfect time for a scavenger hunt – with new flowers blooming, trees budding and animals coming out of hibernation. While the current stay at home order limits our ability to explore outside, we designed a challenge to help you travel the state from the comfort of your home!