U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

The Community Shelter Board received the second largest grant in the latest round of federal funding to prevent youth homelessness. 

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson wants Americans living on housing assistance to put more of their income toward rent and he wants to give public housing authorities the ability to impose work requirements on tenants.

Under current law, most tenants who get federal housing assistance pay 30 percent of their adjusted income toward rent, and the government kicks in the rest up to a certain amount.

Despite a slight increase nationally, homelessness declined in Ohio according to the latest estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 

Columbus is one of 15 local and state governments who will share in a 46.6 million dollar federal grant to remove lead-based paint and other hazards in 31 hundred low-income homes.

Mike Foley

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary made an announcement in Columbus Thursday regarding affordable housing.

A U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development report shows homelessness is on the decline in Ohio and the nation.

Eleven Ohio agencies will receive nearly $1.9 million to help homeless veterans find and maintain permanent housing. 

The rate of family homelessness in central Ohio is rising despite a national decline.

A Lewis Center woman has pleaded guilty to federal charges of making false statements on real estate closing documents.

A woman convicted of stealing more than 588 thousand dollars from her non-profit employer in Reynoldsburg was sentenced Monday to two years in prison.

Government officials are accusing Kent State University of housing discrimination, alleging it refused to let a student with disabilities keep a dog as an emotional support animal in her campus apartment. 

A 30 million dollar federal grant will be used to help redevelop the former Poindexter Village apartment complex on the East side into a mixed-income housing development.