Education & Training

Education & Training

Opinion: Unleash The Next Generation Of Homeowners: Renegotiate Student Loan Debt

The opportunity for this generation to buy a first home has been thwarted by sluggish income growth in the job market often made worse by the overcharge of student loan debt. That debt has put homeownership out of reach for millions of creditworthy borrowers.

Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Kent State University to Resolve Allegations of Discrimination in...

The Justice Department announced today that Kent State University (KSU) has agreed to pay $145,000 to settle a civil rights lawsuit alleging that the university had maintained a policy of not allowing students with psychological disabilities to keep emotional support animals in university-operated student housing.  Under the settlement agreement, which must still be approved by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, KSU will

Ohio EPA Education Grant for Models at TNC’s Ashtabula County Site

Area teachers will be able to learn about and expose their students to a beaver lodge exhibit thanks to work being done by The Nature Conservancy (TNC) at its Grand River Conservation Campus, Morgan Swamp Preserve. With financial assistance from Ohio EPA, TNC will design and build a beaver lodge exhibit in an existing building at the Morgan Swamp Preserve site

Federal grant to aid rural transit and expand broadband access

The Transit Tech Ohio project has been awarded a $6.8 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant. The money will be used to help rural transit agencies purchase hardware and software that allows them to schedule and dispatch transit vehicles.

Treasurer Josh Mandel Hosts CPIM Conference in Bowling Green

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel’s office hosted a Center for Public Investment Management (CPIM) conference on Thursday for Ohio public funds managers in Bowling Green. CPIM provides local government investment officers with continuing education training as they work to safeguard taxpayer dollars

Following Release of Lake Erie Algal Bloom Study, Brown Calls for Improved Monitoring, Conservation...

Following the release of Northeast-Midwest Institute’s report on reducing harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) called for improved water quality monitoring in the Western Lake Erie Basin. The Institute, in partnership with the United States Geological Survey, found that water quality monitoring in the area is not robust enough for researchers to determine whether agricultural management practices are working.

Treasurer Josh Mandel Hosts CPIM Conference in Independence

CPIM provides local government investment officers with continuing education training as they work to safeguard taxpayer dollars. CPIM conferences cover a variety of topics and provide comprehensive financial training that benefits public funds managers at all levels of experience.

Treasurer Josh Mandel Hosts CPIM Conference in Brecksville

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel’s office hosted a Center for Public Investment Management (CPIM) conference today at the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center. CPIM provides local government investment officers with continuing education training as they work to safeguard taxpayer dollars.

Treasurer Josh Mandel Hosts CPIM Conference in Sharonville

CPIM provides local government investment officers with continuing education training as they work to safeguard taxpayer dollars.

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.

Affordable Housing Leaders to Kick Off the 14th Annual Ohio Housing Conference November 27...

COLUMBUS - November 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Affordable housing professionals from Ohio and across the country will soon gather at the Greater Columbus Convention Center on November 27-29 for the 2012 Ohio Housing Conference.

OHFA and OCCH to Co-Host the 13th Annual Ohio Housing Conference November 29 –...

COLUMBUS, OH - November 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) and Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) will host more than 1,400 affordable housing professionals at the 13th annual Ohio Housing Conference November 29 – December 1. The conference theme, "Strength in Numbers – More Jobs, More Growth, More Community Impact," will focus on the collaborative efforts of professionals in the affordable housing industry who make a positive impact on Ohio's residents, communities and economy.

Study: Severe housing cost burden increases in Ohio

February 24, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Housing Landscape 2011, the National Housing Conference’s annual study of housing affordability trends, examines the number of households nationwide that experience severe housing cost burden; that is, spending more than 50 percent of household income on housing costs. Ohio experienced a one percent increase in 2009 over 2008 in the number of households experiencing severe housing cost burden

Brown, Cordray Discuss the Economy, Housing, and Education with African American Clergy Leaders in...

COLUMBUS, OH - October 29, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) attended a forum today with African American Ministers at Second Baptist Church in Columbus. Brown was joined by Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray. Rev. Howard T. Washington hosted the forum, which focused on education, healthcare, housing, the economy, and other issues important to Southwest Ohio

Rep. Fudge Delivers State Of The District Address, Highlights Health Care, Recovery Act, Foreclosure...

Cleveland, OH - August 13, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Over 450 Ohioans packed into Ford Auditorium, at Case Western Reserve University, to hear Representative Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) deliver her Inaugural State of the Congressional District Address. Many more stood in the hallway, hoping to enter.

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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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Brown Blasts Trump Plan to Slash Housing Assistance for Low-Income Urban...

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – ranking member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs – today blasted President Trump’s proposal to cut the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s budget by more than $6 billion and eliminate programs critical to maintaining the nation’s supply of affordable housing. The budget plan also would cut funding for public transit programs and community development grants.