Housing Department Overview

Housing Administrator: Rita Parise

The Housing Division serves Columbus by preserving and producing housing that helps build strong, distinct and vibrant neighborhoods. The Housing Division collaborates with federal, state and local government housing agencies to strategically target its resources for neighborhood investment. These programs are available to city of Columbus residents eligible for assistance guided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Income Guidelines.

The Ohio Preservation Compact (OPC) is pleased to unveil the only comprehensive website dedicated to the preservation of affordable housing in Ohio. This website features a web-accessible database open to the public, with a comprehensive list of over 3,000 affordable housing communities in Ohio. The database is a resource for owners and developers of affordable rental housing.