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OHFA utilizes federal and state resources to provide housing opportunities for families and individuals through programs designed to create, preserve, and manage affordable housing throughout the State of Ohio. The Agency is a self-supporting quasi-public agency governed by an eleven-member board, nine of whom are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. Two additional seats on the board, by statute, are reserved for the Director of Development and the Director of Commerce or their designees, and both serve as ex officio voting members

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Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency Provides Operating Assistance to Community Housing Development Organ

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Trustees approved Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) contracts during its July meeting to provide funding for affordable housing in Oklahoma. OHFA is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designated state Participating Jurisdiction

HOME Funds Awarded for the Construction or Rehabilitation of Single-family Homes

klahoma Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Trustees approved Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) contracts during its July meeting to provide funding for affordable housing in Oklahoma. OHFA is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) designated state Participating Jurisdiction.

OHFA Awards $600,000 to Organizations Providing Down Payment Assistance

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency’s Board of Trustees approved Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) contracts during its July meeting to provide funding for affordable housing in Oklahoma. OHFA is a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development designated state Participating Jurisdiction

OHFA BOARD COMMITS $1.5 MILLION FOR NELSONVILLE DEVELOPMENT, ALLOCATES MORE THAN $26.1 MILLION TO...

On Wednesday, February 17, 2016, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board voted to award a $1.5 million Housing Development Loan (HDL) for the adaptive reuse of the Nelsonville School Commons in Nelsonville, Athens County. The development will convert the former Nelsonville High School and Junior High into 15 one-bedroom and 18 two-bedroom units in a three-story elevator building. Units will be developed by The Woda Group, Inc. and will be affordable to households at or below 60% AMGI.

OHFA BOARD APPROVES OVER $4.8 MILLION FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS, INCLUDING $1.2 MILLION TO...

On Wednesday, October 21, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board approved $1.2 million to help COMPASS Family and Community Services develop a new 36-bed emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence. Sojourner House will serve men, women and children from Youngstown and the greater Mahoning area and will house a minimum of 100 individuals per year

OHFA BOARD WELCOMES TWO NEW MEMBERS, APPROVES MORE THAN $24 MILLION FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING...

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board welcomed Jacqueline Williams as an ex officio member. Williams was appointed director of the Ohio Department of Commerce by Governor John R. Kasich in April 2015. She serves as a member of the Governor’s cabinet and is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of Commerce.

OHFA ANNOUNCES 2015 HOUSING TAX CREDIT PROGRAM RECIPIENTS, APPROVES NEARLY $1 MILLION IN ADDITIONAL...

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board today announced the recipients of the 2015 Housing Tax Credit (HTC) program awards, used to fund the construction, acquisition and rehabilitation of affordable housing communities in Ohio. More than $30 million in federal housing tax credits was awarded to 40 developments that will serve families, seniors and individuals with disabilities in rural, suburban and urban areas.

OHFA Board Approves More Than $3 Million to Help Finance Affordable Housing in Lawrence,...

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency Board approved more than $3 million for affordable housing initiatives across the state of Ohio, including:

OHFA Expands Efforts to Tackle Blight and Fight Foreclosure, Awards $6.8 Million to 7...

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) today announced the recipients of additional funding under a program designed to help prevent foreclosures and stabilize local property values through the demolition of vacant and blighted homes across the state. Seven participating counties with established land banks, or entities acting on behalf of land banks, were awarded a portion of more than $6.8 million available through the third funding round of the Neighborhood Initiative Program (NIP)

OHFA Celebrates 47th Annual Fair Housing Month

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) joins the nation in observing April as Fair Housing Month. "Every American deserves a fair chance to secure safe and stable housing," Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro said in a news release. "At the core of everything we do to improve housing opportunities is a firm belief that no family should ever be denied the opportunity to own or rent a home because of what they look like, where they come from, how they get around, how they speak, who they love and other circumstances of life."

CONFERENCE OFFERS DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) is proud to partner with the Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) to present Starting at Home: Using Philanthropy, Research and Practice to Build a Better Ohio. This two-day event will take place at the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel on Wednesday, April 29 and Thursday, April 30.

OHFA Board Bids Farewell to a Member, Approves Nearly $18 Million for Affordable Housing...

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board recognized the departure of a long-standing member this morning. The Board also approved nearly $18 million for affordable housing initiatives across the state of Ohio, including:

OHFA Awarded $470,535 to Continue Housing Counseling in Ohio

This is the ninth round of funding for the NFMC program, which provided $44.8 million to 25 state housing finance agencies, 18 HUD-approved counseling intermediaries, and 68 community-based NeighborWorks organizations.

State of Ohio Receives $11.9 Million Grant to Expand Affordable Housing Options to Ohioans...

In an effort to provide more affordable housing choices and prevent Ohioans with disabilities from being institutionalized or facing homelessness, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) $11.9 million of new federal funding to support a five-year rental assistance program

OHFA Board Approves More Than $40 Million for Affordable Housing Initiatives

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board approved more than $40 million for affordable housing initiatives across the state of Ohio, including

More Than $40 Million for Affordable Housing Initiatives

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board approved more than $40 million for affordable housing initiatives across the state of Ohio, including

OHFA Awards More Than $13 Million for the Development of Affordable Housing Initiatives Across...

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board approved $3 million yesterday through the Recycled Tax Credit Assistance Program (R-TCAP). Funding for R-TCAP is derived from repaid funds through the Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP), allocated to OHFA through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. OHFA expects to recycle more than $70 million in loan repayments during the next four years. The goal of the program is to stabilize and ensure the long-term affordability of OHFA properties

OHFA Board Awards $12.3 Million for the Development of Affordable Housing in Medina, Columbiana,...

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board approved more than $1.4 million through the Housing Development Assistance Program (HDAP) to provide flexible, low-interest financing for affordable housing developments across the state. Funding for HDAP comes from the federal HOME program and the Ohio Housing Trust Fund (OHTF).

OHFA Joins the Nation in Commemorating Fair Housing Month

The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) proudly joins the nation in observing April as Fair Housing Month. OHFA's celebration, "Justice for All," marks the 46th anniversary of the act, which provides equal access to affordable housing for all regardless of race, color, nationality, familial and military status, disability or ancestry.

OHFA Awarded More Than $560,000 to Continue Housing Counseling in Ohio

COLUMBUS - March 24, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) has been awarded $560,451 through the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) program to continue the availability of foreclosure counseling and prevention services

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Affordable Housing Out Of Reach for Low-Income Families in Ohio

Report Demonstrates Need To Expand Ohio Housing Trust Fund WASHINGTON, D.C. - (RealEstateRama) -- Ohioans need to earn at least $14.45 an hour in order...

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Ashland County Property Receives Environmental Covenant Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action...

MCI Service Parts, Inc. has received a covenant not to sue under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) after the company investigated and remediated the former Grumman-Flxible property in Loudonville.