News release Archive

2013 News Releases

12-19-13 OHFA Board Approves $29.6 Million for the Development of Affordable Housing Communities

12-19-13 Evaluation of Renter EquitySM Property Management System Finds Lasting Benefits for Cincinnati Residents and Communities

11-21-13 OHFA Board Awards More than $8 Million for the Development of Affordable Housing Communities in Ohio; Approves Program Guidelines

11-1-13 OHFA Launches a New Market Rate Initiative, Changes Bond Financing Structure for First-Time Homebuyer Loans

10-30-13 15th Annual Ohio Housing Conference Explores Housing Strategies in a Challenging Economic Climate

10-28-13 OHFA to Study the Impact of Foreclosure Prevention Programs for Unemployed Households

10-18-13 OHFA Board Allocates $15 Million to Expand Affordable Housing Options in Ohio, Names New Chief of Staff

9-19-13 OHFA Board Awards More Than $2 Million for Affordable Housing Initiatives in Ohio; Approves the 2014 Qualified Allocation Plan

8-22-13 OHFA Expands Foreclosure Prevention Efforts to Demolish Ohio's Vacant and Abandoned Properties

8-22-13 OHFA Board Awards More Than $3.8 Million for Affordable Housing Initiatives in Franklin, Montgomery, Lucas, Cuyahoga and Mahoning Counties

7-18-13 OHFA Board Awards More Than $7.7 Million to Support the Development of Affordable Housing Initiatives Across the State of Ohio

6-28-13 OHFA Examines the Impact of Ohio's Shale Oil Industry on Affordable Housing

6-24-13 Research Identifies Strategies for Overcoming Affordable Housing Barriers in Ohio's Appalachian Region

6-20-13 OHFA Recognizes Two Organizations with the Spirit of Homeownership Excellence Awards; Awards More Than $2.7 Million for Affordable Housing Communities Across Ohio

6-12-13 OHFA Announces Recipients of the 2013 Housing Tax Credit Program

5-17-13 OHFA Board Welcomes New Members; Approves $10.4 Million for Affordable Housing Communities in Adams, Hamilton, Greene, Gallia, Meigs, Vinton and Cuyahoga Counties

4-18-13 OHFA Board Awards $1.4 Million for Affordable Housing in Lucas, Ross and Defiance Counties

4-17-13 OHFA Receives $1.07 Million Grant to Continue Supporting Foreclosure Counseling Across Ohio

4-1-13 OHFA Celebrates Equal Access to Housing Through Commemoration of Fair Housing Month

3-21-13 OHFA Board Awards $11.4 Million for Affordable Housing in Montgomery and Hamilton Counties

2-21-13 OHFA Board Celebrates 30th Anniversary; Awards $3 Million for the Development of Affordable Housing in Fairfield and Wayne Counties

2-1-13 State of Ohio Expands Eligibility and Benefits for the Foreclosure Prevention Program

1-17-13 OHFA Board Bids Farewell to Member, Awards $4 Million to Affordable Housing Communities in Columbus, Toledo, Village of Lincoln Heights and Defiance

2012 News Releases           [ + show ]

12-20-12 OHFA Board Approves More Than $6.3 Million for Affordable Housing Communities Across Ohio

12-13-12 State of Ohio's Foreclosure Prevention Program Reaches Milestone With $100 Million Disbursed to Ohio Homeowners

11-15-12 Affordable Housing Leaders to Kick Off the 14th Annual Ohio Housing Conference November 27 in Columbus

11-15-12 OHFA Board Approves More Than $3.7 Million for Affordable Housing Initiatives Across the State

10-25-12 OHFA Recognized by Peers for Outstanding Work in Affordable Housing

10-18-12 OHFA Board Approves Affordable Housing Initiatives

10-5-12 OHFA Offers Lowest Fixed Mortgage Interest Rates in Agency History

9-27-12 OHFA Commemorates Two-Year Anniversary of the State of Ohio's Foreclosure Prevention Program

9-21-12 Ohio Auditor of State Releases Final Performance Audit Report for the Ohio Housing Finance Agency

9-20-12 OHFA Board Approves $3.5 Million for Affordable Housing Communities Across the State

8-15-12 OHFA Approves $750,000 for Affordable Housing Communities, Approves Several Program Guidelines and Initiatives

7-19-12 OHFA Board Announces New Member, Approves Affordable Housing Initiatives

6-25-12 OHFA Board Recognizes an Outstanding Homeownership Program in Cincinnati, Approves More Than $17.9 Million for Affordable Housing Initiatives

6-1-12 OHFA Recognizes National Homeownership Month, Examines Strategies to Improve Access to Affordable Housing in Underserved Areas of Ohio

5-15-12 OHFA Announces Special Offer for Homebuyers Using New Home Sweet Home Program

5-10-12 Report Assesses Current and Future Affordable Housing Needs in Ohio's Appalachian Region

4-23-12 OHFA Board Approves More Than $3.1 Million for Affordable Housing Initiatives

4-11-12 OHFA Awards More Than $29 Million in Housing Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Communities Across Ohio

4-5-12 Study Examines Housing Program for Dayton's Homeless and Transitioning Youth

4-2-12 OHFA Celebrates Equal Access to Housing During Fair Housing Month

3-23-12 OHFA Board Approves More than $20 Million for Affordable Housing Initiatives Across the State

3-20-12 OHFA Receives NFMC Grant Funding to Support Foreclosure Counseling Throughout Ohio

3-5-12 OHFA Researches the Impact of Reduced Physical Inspections for Residents Living in Ohio's Affordable Housing Communities

2-16-12 OHFA Board Approves Funding for Aging Permanent Supportive Housing Properties through Partnership with the Ohio Department of Mental Health

1-19-12 OHFA Board Approves More Than $3.5 Million for Affordable Housing Communities in Ohio

1-9-12 OHFA Announces Changes to the State's Foreclosure Prevention Program

 

2011 News Releases           [ + show ]

12-17-11 OHFA Board Approves $10.1 Million for the Development of Affordable Housing Communities Across Ohio

11-28-11 OHFA and OCCH to Co-Host the 13th Annual Ohio Housing Conference November 29 – December 1

11-17-11 OHFA Board Approves $18.4M for Affordable Housing Communities Throughout Ohio

11-7-11 OHFA joins forces with federal agencies to reduce regulatory burden on affordable housing developers

11-2-11 13th Annual Ohio Housing Conference to Explore the Collaborative Impact of Affordable Housing in the State

10-20-11 OHFA Board Approves More than $26M in Funding for the Development of Affordable Housing in Lucas, Franklin, Van Wert and Muskingum Counties

9-29-11 OHFA board approves more than $5.5M for Affordable Housing Developments across the state

9-27-11 State of Ohio's Foreclosure Prevention Program, Restoring Stability, Celebrates One Year Anniversary

9-19-11 OHFA Collaborates with Cuyahoga County Organizations to Host Neighborhood Stabilization Program Informational Session

8-18-11 OHFA Board announces new member, approves $15.5 Million in multifamily bonds for the rehabilitation of affordable housing properties in Ohio

7-8-11 OHFA to serve as project based contract administrator for the State of Ohio

6-17-11 OHFA receives $1.4M National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Grant

6-16-11 OHFA Board recognizes housing programs in Cleveland and Dayton with SHEA Awards, approves $14.7M for affordable rental housing developments

6-8-11 OHFA advances affordable housing options during National Homeownership Month

5-25-11 OHFA partners with OSU to launch the Homeownership Investment Program

5-20-11 OHFA board approves $5.8M for development and construction of affordable housing in Cuyahoga, Franklin, Medina and Perry Counties

4-22-11 OHFA board approves over $3.9M for development and construction of affordable housing in Athens, Madison and Lucas Counties

4-1-11 OHFA promotes equal access to an affordable place to call home during Fair Housing Month

3-17-11 OHFA awards over $23.8M in tax credits for affordable housing in Ohio

3-16-11 OHFA board approves $2.7M for development and construction of affordable housing in Cleveland and Columbus

2-17-11 OHFA board approves over $7.6M for development and construction of affordable housing in Miami, Montgomery and Summit counties

1-20-11 OHFA board approves over $21.5M for development and rehabilitation of affordable housing

 

2010 News Releases           [ + show ]

12-16-10 OHFA board announces available funds, approves $3.3M for affordable housing communities in Cincinnati and Elyria

11-30-10 2010 Ohio Housing Conference "Mapping the Future" explores solutions to improve affordable housing in Ohio

11-23-10 OHFA launches the New Home Sweet Home Program

11-18-10 OHFA board approves over $44M in bonds and funding for affordable housing

10-21-10 OHFA board announces awards from NCSHA, approves $600,000 for affordable housing in Chillicothe

09-29-10 Obama Administration provides update on Hardest-Hit Fund program to help struggling homeowners in Ohio

09-27-10 State of Ohio announces launch of $320M foreclosure prevention effort

09-17-10 OHFA board approves $2.9M for affordable housing programs in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Toledo

09-13-10 OHFA reduces mortgage interest rates on fixed-rate financing to the lowest in the agency's history

09-08-10 Ohio Housing Finance Agency creates $500,000 loan fund for Habitat for Humanity of Ohio

08-25-10 OHFA Board approves $4.7M for development of affordable housing, new board member

08-11-10 Ohio receives an additional $148M in federal foreclosure prevention assistance from the U.S. Department of Treasury

08-06-10 Ohio Preservation Compact launches statewide housing database, website and loan fund to preserve 14,000 rental housing units in the state

08-04-10 Ohio Hardest-Hit Fund (Ohio HHF) plan approved by U.S. Department of Treasury

07-06-10 OHFA closes second multifamily bond transaction under Obama Administration's Treasury/GSE HFA Initiative

07-01-10 OHFA awards over $19M in tax credits for affordable housing in Ohio

06-24-10 OHFA partners with OSU for Homeownership Investment Program

06-17-10 OHFA Board recognizes outstanding Homeownership Programs in Cincinnati and Toledo, approves $27.2M for development of more than 278 units of affordable housing

06-15-10 OHFA's Homeownership Programs provide quality, affordable housing options for Ohioans during National Homeownership Month

06-01-10 OHFA celebrates the dream of homeownership, examines critical issues and trends impacting affordable housing during National Homeownership Month

05-19-10 OHFA Board approves $17.2M for development of more than 140 units of affordable housing

04-30-10 OHFA closes its first multifamily bond transaction for $5.6M under the Obama Administration's Treasury/GSE HFA Initiative

04-28-10 OHFA creates affordable housing opportunities during Fair Housing Month in Ohio

04-23-10 OHFA Board approves $22M for affordable housing opportunities in the state

04-20-10 OHFA receives $1.3M Allocation to support foreclosure prevention counseling efforts

04-14-10 OHFA seeks nominations for outstanding homeownership programs

03-30-10 State receives $172M in Federal Assistance for Ohio Homeowners facing foreclosure

03-17-10 OHFA Board approves over $19.3M of funds for affordable housing

02-17-10 OHFA continues its efforts to preserve Ohio neighborhoods

01-20-10 OHFA Board approves more than $53M for property restoration and neighborhood regeneration

 

2009 News Releases           [ + show ]

12-16-09 OHFA Board approves $15 million for Cleveland property rehabilitation and new board member approved

12-07-09 OHFA launches Office of Affordable Housing Research

12-01-09 Millions in federal stimulus funding benefit Ohioans through affordable housing development

11-18-09 OHFA Board approves funding; bolsters affordable housing development

11-17-09 Affordable housing takes center stage during the 2009 Ohio Housing Conference

11-06-09 Federal stimulus funding breathes new life into statewide affordable housing initiatives

10-21-09 The Ohio Housing Finance Agency releases 2010 housing tax credit application guidelines

10-19-09 Graduates can now obtain funding to buy homes through new assistance program

09-23-09 Affordable housing developments to receive stimulus funding from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency

09-16-09 OHFA Board approves funding to assist with affordable housing developments

09-15-09 East End Twin Towers awarded federal stimulus funding by the Ohio Housing Finance Agency

09-09-09 Affordable housing developments receive ARRA funding from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency

09-04-09 Affordable housing developments receive ARRA funding from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency

08-31-09 Now is the time to make the leap to homeownership

08-26-09 North Central Village to receive ARRA funding from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency

07-22-09 OHFA to administer incentive program aimed at keeping graduates in Ohio

07-02-09 OHFA awards over $26 million in tax credits for affordable housing in Ohio

06-24-09 Excellence in sustainable homeownership honored by OHFA: additional authority approved for MCC program

06-10-09 OHFA accepting applications for ARRA funding beginning June 15

06-01-09 OHFA offers affordable, flexible options during Homeownership Month

05-26-09 OHFA one of first to receive funding from HUD and the Treasury Department for affordable housing initiatives

05-20-09 More than $8 million approved by OHFA Board for affordable housing in Ohio

04-30-09 OHFA awards more than $950,000 in additional federal funding to affordable housing developments

04-15-09 Affordable housing initiatives approved by OHFA Board

04-01-09 OHFA celebrates affordable housing during Fair Housing Month in Ohio

03-26-09 New OHFA program maximizes tax credit for homebuyers

03-18-09 OHFA Board approves $2.5 million in funding for affordable housing

03-17-09 OHFA seeks nominations for Sustainable Homeownership Excellence Awards

02-26-09 $5 million awarded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation will help preserve affordable rental housing for an estimated 14,000 Ohio families

02-18-09 Ohio Housing Finance Agency Board approves Annual Plan

02-17-09 New homebuyers can now reduce their tax liability with OHFA's new Mortgage Credit Certificate

02-02-09 Homebuyers have more options with new OHFA down payment assistance

01-21-09 OHFA Board approves more than $5 million in funding for affordable housing

 

2008 News Releases           [ + show ]

12-17-08 Ohio homebuyers will receive additional help in Spring; more than $6.8 million approved for affordable housing

12-04-08 OHFA receives over $4.4 million to support foreclosure prevention counseling efforts

11-25-08 OHFA's Ohio Heroes Program gives 1,000 homebuyers something to be thankful for this year

11-19-08 OHFA Board approves more than $36.5 million in funding for affordable housing developments

11-05-08 2008 Ohio Housing Conference "Uniting for Tomorrow" to address key issues impacting affordable housing

10-22-08 OHFA awards additional $2.3 million in housing tax credits

09-17-08 New investment fund to help additional affordable housing initiatives

08-20-08 Affordable multifamily developments funding now available; $1 million for senior community approved

07-30-08 Housing reform provides expanded resources to struggling Ohio families and communities

07-09-08 Owning a home easier with new incentives

07-03-08 OHFA awards over $23 million in tax credits for affordable housing in Ohio

06-18-08 $6 million approved for second mortgage program by OHFA Board

06-04-08 Ohioans encouraged to explore housing options during Homeownership Month

05-21-08 OHFA Board approves more than $6 million in funding for affordable housing developments

04-16-08 Efforts to redevelop Cleveland area vacant properties approved for funding by OHFA Board

04-11-08 OHFA announces increased down payment assistance to borrowers

03-19-08 OHFA Board approves more than $4 million in funding for affordable housing developments

03-03-08 OHFA announces lower home buying rates for Ohio heroes

02-29-08 Foreclosure counseling efforts to increase in Ohio

02-20-08 OHFA Board approves more than $10.6 million in funding for affordable housing developments

01-28-08 Lower interest rates on fixed financing help even more Ohio borrowers

01-16-08 OHFA Board approves more than $24 million in bonds for affordable housing developments

01-15-08 Veterans have even more flexibility when buying a home

 

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