Affordable housing tax credit, single-family housing tax credit programs signed into Ohio budget

BY: - July 25, 2023

Two new housing tax credit programs are launching as Ohio grapples with affordable housing. The state housing tax credit program and the single-family housing tax credit program are part of Ohio’s two-year, $191 billion budget that Gov. Mike DeWine signed earlier this month.  “Governor DeWine recognizes the need to have a holistic statewide housing strategy […]

Black families fall further behind on homeownership

BY: - October 27, 2022

This story originally appeared in Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts. Some cities and states are trying to boost Black homeownership, which dropped to a 60-year low even before the economic turmoil wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic. Black homeownership fell in 2019 to 40.6%, down from the 2004 peak of 49.7%. The rate […]