The Office of Research and Analytics

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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  • Ohio's Ghost Towns

    DATABYTE: A Spooktacular Tour of Ohio's Ghostliest Places to Call Home

    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!

  • Save the Dream Ohio Impact

    OHFA Uses Data to Understand Save the Dream Ohio's Impact

    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.

  • OHFA Economic Report

    OHFA Releases New Economic Impact Report

    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.