As part of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Bureau of Capital Planning assists in the development of housing, program and consumer-operated services projects in the community, with a focus on facilitating recovery and reducing stigma.
The Ohio Development Services Agency Office of Community Development provides a number of housing programs, including supportive housing, community development block grants, as well as housing and homeless assistance grant programs.
ODSA also manages the state's Home Weatherization Assistance Program (HWAP) for low- to moderate-income families.
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is a federal government agency which provides regulatory oversight and financial assistance programs. HUD programs include community development block grants, single and multi-family housing programs, Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, as well as a number of policy initiatives.
Section 8 is a HUD-funded program which provides housing assistance to low income individuals and families through housing choice vouchers, which are administered locally by public housing agencies (PHAs). Participants are free to choose any housing that meets the requirements of the program.