Just a reminder: OHFA's November Board Meeting has been moved to next Wednesday, November 28, due to Thanksgiving. The meeting will still take place in OHFA's board room. Have a happy holiday!
Sarah and Mike rented throughout their marriage, and they wanted a home where they and their two children could grow and thrive. Thanks to OHFA's down payment assistance, they were able to purchase their forever home within a school district they loved. Without the assistance, Sarah says they could have never become homeowners. #homeownership
#ICYMI: OHFA has a new fund that will help #Columbus, #Cleveland and #Cincinnati create thriving, mixed-income neighborhoods. For a summary of the program, click the link in our bio! #FHAct50
#TBT to the Ohio Housing Conference and a behind-the-scenes photo! Dr. Cody Price, the host of the Doorsteps podcast, sat down with members of the housing industry to record several new episodes. Stay tuned to hear more about some of the exciting topics covered at the #2018OHC, and click the link in our bio to hear past episodes or Doorsteps.
Yesterday, OHFA attended the grand opening of the Community Gardens in Springfield, Ohio. This development will provide 50 units of affordable housing to seniors in a pocket neighborhood style of housing. This type of housing creates social opportunities for residents, as well as a walkable and safe neighborhood for them. Karen Banyai, Operations Manager within OHFA's Office of Planning, Preservation and Development, spoke yesterday at the grand opening.
Darrio and Tanesha were able to purchase their first home thanks to down payment assistance they received from OHFA. This assistance allowed them to keep more of their savings and renovate their home to make it their own.
OHFA is closed today in observation of Veterans Day. We will reopen tomorrow on Tuesday, November 13. Thank you to all of our military members and their family for their service.
It may be getting colder, but you can still become a homeowner this winter! OHFA offers down payment assistance, lower interest rates and mortgage tax credits to make homeownership affordable to Ohioans. Click the link in our bio to learn more!
Thank you to everyone who attended the #2018OHC! Don't forget to fill out your session surveys and conference evaluation. We look forward to seeing you again in 2019!