U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD Report Finds Homelessness Decline In Ohio By Mike Foley • Dec 6, 2017 Despite a slight increase nationally, homelessness declined in Ohio according to the latest estimate by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Federal Grant Will Help Columbus Remove Lead-Based Paint From Homes By Jim Letizia • Jun 16, 2016 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. HUD To Lower Financing Rates For Affordable Multi-Family Rental Housing By Mike Foley • Jan 29, 2016 Mike Foley The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary made an announcement in Columbus Thursday regarding affordable housing. Ohio Homelessness On The Decline By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 24, 2015 A U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development report shows homelessness is on the decline in Ohio and the nation. Ohio Groups Get Nearly $1.9M To Assist Homeless Veterans By Associated Press • Apr 27, 2015 Eleven Ohio agencies will receive nearly $1.9 million to help homeless veterans find and maintain permanent housing. Rising Local Homeless Family Rate Bucks National Trend By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 11, 2014 The rate of family homelessness in central Ohio is rising despite a national decline. Local Women Pleads Guilty In Real Estate Fraud Case By Jim Letizia • Sep 18, 2014 A Lewis Center woman has pleaded guilty to federal charges of making false statements on real estate closing documents. Local Woman Sentenced For Stealing From Non-Profit Group By Jim Letizia • Aug 26, 2014 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. University Accused Of Housing Discrimination By Mike Foley & Associated Press • Aug 20, 2014 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. Federal Grant To Help Transform Poindexter Village By Jim Letizia • Jul 1, 2014 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.