The Office of Housing Policy is dedicated to using research-based data to drive the Ohio Housing Finance Agency's (OHFA) mission, "We open the doors to an affordable place to call home," for Ohio families. Staffed by OHFA, the office works in partnership with The Ohio State University and collaborates with other colleges, universities and partners to engage research to guide affordable housing policies.
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Nationally, state housing finance agencies are required to collect annual information about residents currently living in homes built or rehabilitated using housing tax credits. The Office of Housing Policy evaluated how Ohio compares to national averages using 2017 data.
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The Office of Housing Policy assessed data on tenants living in buildings funded through the Housing Tax Credit program. How do the low-income families and individuals OHFA serves differ from those elsewhere?
The state of Ohio needs housing that is suited to the needs of working families. When developing housing, how can organizations help families improve their lives while also providing safe, stable and affordable homes?