Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
Many homeowners in Central Ohio whose property value declined during the housing crisis are breathing a sigh of relief. It’s estimated that there’s been nearly a 50 percent drop in the number of Central Ohio homes underwater. And local real estate experts say 2015 will be a great time to refinance or sell a home.
A program to help struggling Ohio homeowners prevent foreclosure is coming to an end this week.
Expansion of a Livingston Avenue apartment complex for some military veterans means more than just a place to stay. Itâ€™s a lifeline to a new beginning.
Just over 3,000 Franklin County homes went into foreclosure in the first six months of the year. Thatâ€™s down more than 25 percent from the same period last year and nearly 40 percent below the first half of 2009.
Columbus city leaders spent the morning talking to landlords and civic groups about new federal rules on housing discrimination against gay and transgender residents.
More people across the country planned to start building a house in March compared to last year. WOSU takes a look at what new construction looks like in Central Ohio.
A new report says safe rental housing in Ohio is cheaper than the national average, but still out of reach for some low-income workers.
After 50 years, a former public housing complex on Columbus’s near East side is closer to being demolished. Poindexter Tower is empty and in horrendous but Columbus and Franklin County officials are taking steps to get the complex razed.
Frigid temperatures are forcing the homeless into Columbus shelters. While social service agencies are feeling the strain of state budget cutbacks, homeless shelters seem to be insulated from the cash crunch – at least for now.
August home sales figures for central Ohio show the average price for houses rose by about one percent compared to July.