The Columbus Housing Dialogue is a joint venture of the Knowlton School and the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis at The Ohio State University. Membership is open to all and meetings are public discussions, generally featuring a guest lecturer or a group activity.


The following groups, institutions, and organizations have been represented at past Housing Dialogue meetings:

  • City of Columbus
  • City & Regional Planning Section | Knowlton School, The Ohio State University
  • Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO)
  • Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority (CMHA)
  • Kirwan Institute, The Ohio State University
  • The Columbus Foundation
  • Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH)
  • Community Research Partners
  • Greater Ohio Policy Center
  • Habitat for Humanity-MidOhio
  • Homeport
  • Community Development for All People
  • Columbus Public Health
  • Community Shelter Board
  • Poppe and Associates
  • Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA)
  • Affordable Housing Trust for Columbus and Franklin County
  • United Way of Central Ohio
  • Center for Urban & Regional Analysis, The Ohio State University
  • Chatham Partners
  • Buckeye Community Hope
  • Columbus Downtown Development Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank