News & Events

OCCH News Archive

Included below are news items that were previously posted on the OCCH website organized by date in reverse chronological order (with the most current at the top).

For media inquiries, contact Mary Kay Meagher, Director of Operations and Communications, at 614.224.8446, ext. 148, or by email at


 OCCH is Hiring for the position of Vice President, Fund Accounting

4.15.2019  OCCH Staff Spotlight

4.15.2019  Ohio Capital Finance Corporation (OCFC) Awarded $6 Million Grant!

4.12.2019  Ohio Capital Impact Corporation (OCIC) Awards Send 800 Kids to Summer Camp

 The Seventh Annual Manager and Maintenance Conference Was a Great Success!

4.06.2019  Race for a Place (to Call Home) Raises Dollars for Affordable Housing in Our Local Community

3.26.2019  OHFA, Ohio CDC, and the City of Columbus Bring Housing Development Finance Trainings to Ohio

3.04.2019  OCFC Receives Fourth Capital Magnet Fund Award from CDFI Fund

1.15.2019   OCCH Staff Spotlight

  OCCH Holiday Message

  Starting at Home: Call for Abstracts and Session Proposals

11.08.2018   Fannie Mae Invests $145 Million in LIHTC Funds

9.27.2018   OCFC Awarded $1.525 Million in in CDFI Fund Awards

  OCIC announces the availability of new funding through the Resident Development Fund

9.03.2018   Summer Camp: Making Summer Count When It Matters the Most

9.03.2018   Unlocking Opportunities in Education with OCIC

9.01.2018  Neighborhoods in Bloom: CPO Installs Self-Watering Flower Boxes

8.31.2018  Recent Project Closings with OCCH

8.30.2018  OCFC Creates South Side Renaissance Fund

8.30.2018  20th Annual Ohio Housing Conference Registration Opens Soon!

8.29.2018  Act Now and Reach Out to Your Real Estate Auditors!

8.28.2018  OCCH Staff Spotlight

8.27.2018  Stay Focused on Compliance Matters!

8.13.2018  OCCH Closes $81.5 million into $280 million Fund XXVIII

8.03.2018  Recent Partner Grand Opening and Ground Breakings

7.17.2018  Local Housing Leaders Host RAD Collaborative Convening

6.13.2018  CHAM Conference Provides Opportunity for Leaders to Focus on Emerging Trends in Affordable Housing Management

 2018 Partner Luncheon Celebration will be held on Thursday, May 17, 2018

5.01.2018  OCCH Staff Spotlight

 Save the Date for Starting at Home in 2019

4.30.2018  Recent Project Closings

4.19.2018  Record Attendance at this year's MCon Event!

4.07.2018  Inaugural Race for a Place (to Call Home) Raises Dollars for Affordable Housing in Our Local Community

3.23.2018  BBVA Compass and Opportunity Finance Network Select Jonathan Welty for the 2018 Opportunity Fellows Program

3.16.2018  OCFC Awarded $4.9M from the Capital Magnet Fund

12.01.17  HUD showcases Residences at Career Gateway and highlights the work of OCCH board member, Angela Mingo, and her team at Nationwide

10.11.17  Fifth Third Bank and Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing Helping Near East Side Homeowners

10.10.17  First Federal Donates to Lima Agencies

09.11.17  Fifth Third CDC helps children start at an advantage

07.20.17  Ohio Capital Impact Corporation sent over 500 children to various summer camps and activities across Ohio

07.19.17  Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) Closes $217 Million LIHTC Fund

07.18.17  OCCH Staff and Industry Spotlight

07.18.17  OCCH, Investors and Partners Celebrate 931 Additional Units of Affordable Housing Through Recent Ribbon Cuttings and Ground Breakings

07.14.17  Recent Project Closings

07.14.17  Ohio Capital Impact Corporation Awards $723,000 in grants to partners

06.27.17  Annual CHAM Conference in Denver, Colorado was a Success

05.24.17  Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing Celebrates Partners at Annual Luncheon

04.28.17  Second Starting at Home Conference Draws Renowned Speakers to Explore the Role of Affordable Housing Across Multiple Sectors to Strengthen Community Development

04.12.17  OCCH Hosts Successful 5th Annual Manager and Maintenance Conference

03.28.17  Jessica Smith, Wallick Resident and Jerry Grier Scholarship Recipient, Graduates from Morehead State University

03.22.17  Huntington Bank Commits $150 Million to Ohio Affordable Housing in 2017-2018

01.31.17  Big News at CPO...

01.31.17  Starting at Home Conference Returns in 2017!

01.31.17  Columbus Scholar House and Future Scholars Community Learning Center Offers Unique Partnership of Education and Housing

01.31.17  OCCH and Staff Spotlight

01.31.17  2016 is a Banner Year for OCCH!

01.30.17  OCIC Releases Grant Guidelines and Funding information for 2017

01.10.17  Fourth Quarter Project Closings - 2016

12.05.16  Central Hotel Grand Re-Opening

10.25.16  Commons at Madison Avenue Breaks Ground

10.24.16  Clinton Cicle Celebrates Ribbon Cutting

10.14.16  OCCH's Sarah Malone is Recognized by Affordable Housing Finance (AHF) as an Industry Catalyst

10.06.16  Mulubrhan Woldemariam, a resident of Pheasant Run in Reynoldsburg, Ohio Shares his Uplifting Story

10.04.16  OCFC Recieves $5.3 Million from Treasury's CDFI Fund

10.03.16  Ashland Village Opens with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

10.03.16  Fostoria Townhomes Grand Opening Celebration

09.30.16  Career Gateway Grand Opening

09.30.16  Recent Project Closings Through September 2016

09.23.16  Fairway Vista Ribbon Cutting

09.22.16  OCCH Board Member John Lee Receives Inaugural Award

09.21.16  Ribbon Cutting at Villa Serena

08.30.16  Walnut Court Celebrates Grand Opening

08.10.16  Men's Addiction and Recovery Center Celebrates Grand Opening

07.30.16  Ohio Capital Impact Corporation Commits to Sending Kids to Summer Camp

07.30.16  Recent Project Closings

07.30.16  Staff Spotlight

07.22.16  Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) Closes Record $306 Million LIHTC Fund

07.15.16  Grand Opening Held for Commons at Madaline Park II

07.14.16  Ground Breaking Held for New Senior Housing in Cincinnati, Ohio

07.11.16  Ground Breaking Held for New Senior Housing in Highland Heights, Kentucky

07.11.16  OHFA Announces 2016 Housing Tax Credit Awards!

06.29.16  The Annual CHAM Conference is a big success!

06.08.16  Pearl House in Lancaster Recognized for National Excellence in Affordable Housing

06.06.16  Centre Meadows--First RAD (Rental Assistance Demonstration) Development Opens in Lexington, Kentucky

05.26.16  Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing Celebrates Partners at Annual Luncheon

04.13.16  Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing hosted the fourth annual MCon training

03.10.16  OCCH Celebrates Milestone $500 Million Investment Partnership with Fifth Third Community Development Corporation at Grand Opening of Parkway Apartments

03.10.16  Trevarren Flats 1 - Grand Opening Held for 30 units of Historic Rehabilitation Development in Cincinnati

02.22.16  Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing has Record Year of Investment

02.22.16  OCCH Staff and Partner Spotlight

02.16.16  What's New for 2016 at the OCCH Training Academy?

02.14.16  Partner Closings as of January 2016

02.12.16  Registration Opens for M2Con 2016

01.27.16  Westerly III Grand Re-Opening

01.25.16  Helton Pointe Apartments Celebrates Grand Opening

01.15.16  Breas Crossing Ground Breaking

11.17.15  Log Pond Opens its Doors

11.12.15  Newly Formed Affordable Housing Alliance of Central Ohio

11.10.15  Kenmore Place Grand Opening Celebration

11.09.15  Green Hills Apartments Grand Opening

11.02.15  Ribbon Cutting for Nickel Plate Plaza

11.02.15  OCCH and Partners Join Together to Create Housing Opportunities in Kentucky

11.02.15  Ohio Capital Impact Corporation Grants over $1 Million

11.02.15  17th Annual Ohio Housing Conference—“Raising the Bar for Better Communities”

11.02.15  OCCH Staff Spotlight

11.02.15  Portfolio-Wide Property Performance is Strongest Ever

11.02.15  OCFC Awarded $1.6 million in CDFI Funding

10.29.15  Grand Opening Held at Hawthorn Grove

10.28.15  Tubman Towers Breaks Ground

10.28.15  Innovative Scholar House Celebrates Ground Breaking

10.28.15  Beaver Dam Village Opens its Doors

10.23.15  Ribbon Cutting held at Worthington Creek

10.02.15  Hal Keller Graduate Scholarship Endowment Announced

09.24.15  Southwick Manor Celebrated a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

09.23.15  Harbor Town Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

09.17.15  Fair Park Apartments Opens its Doors

09.11.15  Hal Keller Honored With Business First C-Suite Award

08.27.15  Grand Opening Held for Loveland Station Senior Housing

07.30.15  Ashley Grove Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

07.24.15  Ground Breaking Held for New Housing Development in Mt. Healthy, Ohio

07.22.15  Maple Park Place Celebrates Grand Opening

07.20.15  Ground Breaking Held for Commons at Little Bark Creek

07.20.15  Greater Columbus Community Helping Hands, Inc. and OCCH partner to award scholarships

07.16.15  Grand Opening Held for Stone Ridge Village Senior Housing

06.30.15  Faith Village and The Meadows Celebrate Grand Openings

05.21.15  OCCH Celebrates Partners at Annual Luncheon

02.27.15  Angela M. Mingo Appointed to OCCH Board of Directors

12.05.14  Pearl House Celebrates Grand Opening in Lancaster

11.14.14  Magnolia on Detroit Celebrates Grand Opening

10.17.14  Ribbon Cutting Held for Monarch Manor Apartments

10.03.14  Ribbon Cutting Held for Rehabilitated Pomeroy Cliffs in Meigs County, Ohio

10.02.14  Groundbreaking Held for New Permanent Supportive Housing Development in Columbus

09.26.14  Groundbreaking Held for New Senior Housing Campus in Logan County, Ohio

09.23.14  30 Units of Historic, Adaptive Reuse Senior Housing Opens in Louisville, Kentucky

09.23.14  Franklinton Neighborhood in Columbus Welcomes Franklin Station

09.15.14  Groundbreaking for New Trent Senior Village Held in Lexington, Kentucky

09.12.14  Grand Opening Held for Heatly Crossing–Affordable Family Housing in Gallia County, Ohio

09.12.14  Ribbon Cutting Held for Rehabilitated Jacob's Crossing Apartments in Rio Grande, Ohio

09.11.14  OCFC Awarded $2 Million Financial Assistance Award from the CDFI Fund

09.11.14  OCCH, Investors and Partners Celebrate Recent Ribbon Cuttings and Groundbreakings

09.11.14  CPO Launches Early Childhood Literacy and Job Readiness Training for Residents

09.11.14  OCIC Awards Funds to Partners for Summer Camp Activities

09.11.14  Melanie Shapiro Receives Esteemed Giles Mitchell Extra Mile Award from the CRHDO

08.27.14  Over-the-Rhine Community Housing and OCIC Partner to Support Youth Development

08.05.14  OHFA is Sponsoring NDC's HDFP Training in Columbus Starting in September

07.30.14  Commons at Madeline Park Opens with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

07.25.14  Groundbreaking Held for Southwick Manor in City of Brunswick

07.25.14  Ribbon Cutting Held for Rehabilitated Logan Place Apartments in Mansfield

07.02.14  Congressman Pat Tiberi Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at Applewood Village Apartment

07.01.14  OCIC Announces Two Funding Opportunities–Applications Due in August

07.01.14  OCCH Closes $193,200,000 Affordable Housing Equity Fund

07.01.14  OCCH Celebrates 25 Years of Partnerships

07.01.14  Richard L. McQuady Appointed to OCCH Board of Directors

07.01.14  OCCH Announces New Online Registration Website for Training Academy