Senate District 22
Larry Obhof
ADVISORY: Obhof to Join Medina Leaders for Discussion on Affordable Housing for Ohio's Seniors
July 31, 2019

COLUMBUS—Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) will be joining Medina County and state housing and homelessness experts this Thursday morning for a roundtable discussion about the needs of Ohio's senior population.

In the recently-enacted state budget, the Ohio Senate voted to increase funding for the Ohio Housing Trust Fund, the primary source of state funding for local efforts to fight homelessness and expand access to safe, affordable housing.


Panel Participants

  • Honorable Larry Obhof, Senate President

  • Skip Sipos, Executive Director, Medina Metropolitan Housing Authority

  • Bethany Dentler, Executive Director, Medina County Economic Development Corporation

  • Bill Faith, Executive Director of the Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio

Also in attendance:

  • Wadsworth Mayor Robin Laubaugh

  • State Representatives Steve Hambley and Darrell Kick

  • Local representatives of the Area Agency on Aging, Homes Matters to Ohio, and Cleveland Clinic


9:30 a.m. Thursday, August 1, 2019

The event will begin with a panel discussion and include a tour of the housing facility, followed by Q&A with various experts.


Menwa Senior Affordable Housing Apartments, 531 High Street, Wadsworth, OH 44281

The event is open to credentialed media. Members of the press should confirm attendance with Marcus Roth, Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio at or 614.280.1984 ext. 111.

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