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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Knowing how Ohio stacks up against other states provides additional insight into the housing landscape. Compared to similar states, including Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, how does Ohio fare in providing affordable and accessible housing?
Our latest podcast discusses the Healthy Beginnings at Home program – a housing stabilization pilot program for pregnant women in Columbus, OH, COVID-19 impacts, racial disparities in pregnancy & more.
April is Fair Housing Month, which highlights our nation's obligation to ensure that everyone has equal access to safe, affordable housing. However, housing discrimination still occurs. In 2020 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development closed 436 Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity cases filed by Ohio residents.