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Ohio Affordable Housing

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A brief snapshot of Affordable Housing and helpful programs in the state of Ohio.

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Ohio Affordable Housing

  1. 1. Ohio Affordable Housing<br />Adam Anderson, Housing Coordinator, ODJFS<br />
  2. 2. As an Introduction…<br />This world really is as complicated as it seems.<br />2011 NLIHC Advocates Guide<br />A compendium of housing and community services<br />Take a guess of how big it is…<br />275 Pages!<br />
  3. 3. The Environment We Are In<br />According to NLIHC’s annual publication, Out of Reach, as of 2011 there remained no county in the 50 states and the District of Columbia in which a full-time worker earning the locally prevailing minimum wage can afford even a one-bedroom apartment at the Fair Market Rent (FMR). A person would need to earn an hourly wage of $18.46 in order to afford a two-bedroom rental home at the nation’s FMR, and the estimated median wage among all U.S. private sector workers is only $16.56.<br />
  4. 4. Who’s Trying to Fix This Problem in Ohio?<br />Many, many people!<br />A myriad of advocates, non-profits, developers, and even concerned public individuals<br />Governmental Entities:<br />The Department of Development<br />Ohio Housing Finance Agency<br />The Ohio Housing Authorities Conference (OHAC) and the Metropolitan Housing Authorities<br />
  5. 5. Department of Development<br />Homelessness Programs<br />Interagency Council on Homelessness and Affordable Housing (ICHAH)<br />Continuums of Care<br />Affordable Housing and Community Development Aid<br />Consolidated Plan<br />HOME<br />Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)<br />
  6. 6. Ohio Housing Finance Agency<br />Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC)<br />Permanent Supporting Housing<br />Senior Housing<br />Homeownership Programs<br />First Time Homebuyer Loan Program<br />“Grants for Grads” program<br />Target Area Program<br />Housing Investment Fund (HIF)<br />
  7. 7. OHAC and the Ohio MHAs<br />Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)<br />Tenant Based<br />Project Based<br />Managing other programs<br />HUD-VASH<br />Public Housing<br />HOPWA<br />HOME TBRA<br />Shelter Plus Care (S+C)<br />
  8. 8. Resources<br />OHFA: www.ohiohome.org<br />Nat’l Low Income Housing Coalition: www.nlihc.org<br />OHAC: www.ohac.com<br />Development: www.development.ohio.gov (look under “Communities”)<br />
  9. 9. End. Questions? Thanks!<br />Adam Anderson<br />HOME Choice Housing Coordinator<br />614.752.2992<br />Adam.Anderson@jfs.ohio.gov<br />

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