oahr updates

     – October 2013 –

MacArthur Foundation Grant
The Ohio Housing Finance Agency's (OHFA) Office of Affordable Housing Research and Strategic Planning was recently awarded $460,000 from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to evaluate the effectiveness of federally-funded mortgage payment assistance for unemployed homeowners. OHFA received one of six grants totaling $2.8 million awarded by the foundation for its How Housing Matters to Families and Communities Initiative, designed to explore the ways housing may affect social, health and economic outcomes of children, families and communities. Learn more...

Office of Affordable Housing Research and Strategic Planning

The Office of Affordable Housing Research and Strategic Planning established in December 2009 serves as a resource to develop evidence-based affordable housing policies through research, project development and management, data analysis, and engaging stakeholder collaborations.

Featured Research

OHFA Examines the Impact of Ohio's Shale Oil Industry on Affordable Housing
The Office of Affordable Housing Research and Strategic Planning released a series of reports commissioned to examine housing markets in rural eastern Ohio impacted by shale oil development. This research was a collaborative effort between OHFA and the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA) and was conducted by The Ohio State University (OSU), Ohio University (OU), Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO), and Vogt Santer Insights (VSI). View the full reports.

 

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