A Message From DHN Executive Director Jacalyn Slemmer


Disability Housing Network’s Board of Directors are pleased to announce Disability Housing Network will have a track of housing sessions on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at the Ohio Association of County Boards 33rd Annual Convention. See you in Columbus!

OACB Logo OACB 33rd Annual Convention Date: November 30 – December 2, 2016

The OACB 33rd Annual Convention will take place from Wednesday, November 30, to Friday, December 2, at the Hilton Columbus at Easton. Programming and registration information will be available in the early fall.

Hilton Columbus at Easton
3900 Chagrin Dr
Columbus, OH 43219

About Disability Housing Network

The Disability Housing Network was created because many people realized the importance of quality housing and that there was little to no attention being given to the development, management, and supervision of this area of supported living services in Ohio. Today, DHN is a member driven organization with a mission focused on providing much needed support and assistance to County Boards of DD and Housing Boards that manage and operate homes for individuals with disabilities in Ohio.

By leveraging the experience and intellect of our members, we have developed “best practice” resources that can be utilized by all member counties while creating a collective voice for advocacy. We strongly believe that if we work together we can strengthen and improve disability housing standards and practices in Ohio. Continue reading


Over the past year, DHN has had many successes. Not only have we had insightful and well-attended statewide conferences, we have completed our first year of a grant received from the DD Council for a capacity building project with Housing Corporations across the state, focusing on governance policies, housing policies, and local housing planning. Continue reading