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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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OHFA Receives $1.07 Million Grant to Continue Supporting Foreclosure Counseling Across Ohio

COLUMBUS - April 18, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) has been awarded $1,074,039 through the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) program to continue supporting the availability of foreclosure counseling a...

OHFA Celebrates Equal Access to Housing Through Commemoration of Fair Housing Month

COLUMBUS - April 3, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) proudly recognizes Fair Housing Month, which celebrates the advancements in making equal access to affordable housing for all regardless of race, color, nationality, ...

OHFA Board Bids Farewell to Member, Awards $4 Million to Affordable Housing Communities in...

COLUMBUS, OH - January 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board bid farewell to a long-standing member yesterday. Roger McCauley served on the OHFA Board since the establishment of the agency in February 1983. During...

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

COLUMBUS, OH - December 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency Board approved more than $6.3 million through the Housing Development Assistance Program (HDAP) to provide flexible, low-interest financing for affordable housing de...

State of Ohio’s Foreclosure Prevention Program Reaches Milestone With $100 Million Disbursed to Ohio...

COLUMBUS, OH - December 18, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) announced that it has distributed $100 million in funding to Ohio homeowners through the state of Ohio's foreclosure prevention program. Through its disbursem...

OHFA Board Approves More Than $3.7 Million for Affordable Housing Initiatives Across the State

COLUMBUS, OH - November 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board yesterday approved $942,457 through the Capital Improvements Program (CIP), designed to provide funding for minor renovations and maintenance on aging p...

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 Recognized by Peers for Outstanding Work in Affordable Housing

COLUMBUS, OH - October 26, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) was recognized for its work in the affordable housing industry during the National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) annual awards ceremony held Monday...

OHFA Board Approves Affordable Housing Initiatives

COLUMBUS, OH - October 19, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) yesterday awarded $750,000 through the Housing Development Assistance Program (HDAP) to provide flexible, low-interest financing for affordable housing develop...

OHFA Offers Lowest Fixed Mortgage Interest Rates in Agency History

COLUMBUS, OH - October 8, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) announced the lowest fixed mortgage interest rates in the Agency's history for its First-Time Homebuyer Program.

OHFA Commemorates Two-Year Anniversary of the State of Ohio’s Foreclosure Prevention Program

COLUMBUS, OH - October 1, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) is proud to mark the two-year anniversary of Ohio's statewide foreclosure prevention program, Restoring Stability: A Save the Dream Ohio Initiative which has di...

OHFA Approves $750,000 for Affordable Housing Communities, Approves Several Program Guidelines and Initiatives

COLUMBUS, OH - August 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board approved $750,000 in funding through the Housing Development Assistance Program (HDAP) as well as several OHFA program initiatives. HDAP is used to provid...

OHFA Board Announces New Member, Approves Affordable Housing Initiatives

COLUMBUS - July 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board welcomed its newest member, Catherine Cawthon, who was recently appointed by Governor John Kasich. Cawthon is the President of the Fifth Third Community Develop...

OHFA Recognizes National Homeownership Month, Examines Strategies to Improve Access to Affordable Housing in...

COLUMBUS, OH - June 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- June is nationally recognized as Homeownership Month –- a time to highlight the critical role of homeownership in improving lives, creating jobs and strengthening communities across the country. As th...

OHFA Awards More Than $29 Million in Housing Tax Credits for Affordable Housing Communities...

COLUMBUS, OH - April 11, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) today announced the recipients of the 2012 Housing Tax Credit (HTC) program, used to fund the construction, acquisition and rehabilitation of affordable housing ...

OHFA Announces Changes to the State’s Foreclosure Prevention Program

COLUMBUS, OH - January 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In an effort to assist more Ohioans at risk of mortgage loan default or foreclosure, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) recently announced new changes to the state's foreclosure prevention progr...

OHFA Board Approves More Than $3.5 Million for Affordable Housing Communities in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH - January 24, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board approved funding for several initiatives yesterday. The Board approved $1.9 million through the Housing Development Assistance Program (HDAP) to provide ...

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...

OHFA Board Approves $18.4 Million for Affordable Housing Communities Throughout Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH - November 17, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board yesterday approved more than $3 million in funding through the Housing Development Assistance Program (HDAP) to provide flexible, low-interest financing...

OHFA Board Announces New Member, Approves $15.5 Million in Multifamily Bonds for the Rehabilitation...

COLUMBUS, OH - August 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) Board today authorized the issuance of up to $15.5 million in Multifamily Bonds. Multifamily Housing Bonds are tax-exempt revenue bonds designed to lower the...

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