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.

Latest Doorsteps Podcast


Latest News

  • Thanksgiving Fun

    Thanksgiving Fun

    As we approach the winter season, we also arrive at a time to give thanks. To celebrate, we put together a few maps to highlight where to see live turkeys, fun fall activities, and one of the best ways to show thanks. Check out our Thanksgiving analysis to see them all.

  • Developing Neighborhoods and the Complexities of Gentrification

    In the latest episode of the Doorsteps podcast, Michael Wilkos of United Way of Central Ohio joins Dr. Cody Price to talk about the growing challenge of high housing costs and neighborhood development, and one Columbus neighborhood where government intervention has seen positive results: Weinland Park.

  • Halloween

    Even Dust and Bones Need a Place to Call Home

    While we know Ohio has a lack of decent, affordable housing for the living, the Halloween season got us wondering: How much "housing" is needed for the dead?