OhioMHAS Housing University 2019

OhioMHAS Housing University
September 16-17, 2019 - Columbus, Ohio

About the Conference

The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) invites Ohio Residential Facility Class 2, Recovery Housing and Permanent Supportive Housing providers to participate in the third Housing University. The two-day Housing University will offer networking and educational opportunities. Sessions will focus on best practices including: budgeting, business planning, operations, landlord-tenant law, fair housing, and management practices that promote operational sustainability and facility quality. OhioMHAS is dedicated to supporting its housing providers by providing the tools and resources necessary to ensure each resident has a safe, secure and supported housing environment.


Who Should Attend

The audience for the Housing University includes Residential Facility Class 2, Recovery Housing, and Permanent Supportive Housing owners, managers and operators, as well as anyone else who has a desire to learn the nuts and bolts of operating these housing environments.

Each session title is followed by coding to suggest which group of attendees will most benefit from that session. Coding is as follows:

  • RF Residential Facility
  • RH Recovery Housing
  • PSH Permanent Supportive Housing


Scholarship Opportunity

Scholarships are available in limited numbers for Residential Facility Class 2 and Recovery Housing providers. Please submit your application at the following link.


Conference Registration Fee

The conference registration fee is $50.00.


Exhibitor Information - 


Join us to showcase your products, services or programs.  You will be able to network with owners, managers and operators of Residential Facility, Recovery Housing, and Permanent Supportive Housingand others involved in these fields. There isn't an exhibitor fee but each of your representatives must register and pay the conference registration fee of $50.00 online.  Please make sure to select that you are an exhibitor.  The confernce will provide you with one 6’ display table and two chairs. 


Exhibitor Setup

Sunday, September 15 – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Monday, September 16 – 8:00 am – 9:30 am

Exhibitor Display

Monday, September 16 – 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Tuesday, September 17 – 7:30 am – 11:30 am

Exhibitor Break Down

Tuesday, September 17 – 11:30 am – 12:30 pm



To increase your exposure, you may donate a door prize. Attendees will sign up at your booth for a chance to win. When the winners are announced during the Peer-to-Peer Roundtables on Monday evening, you will be recognized.



If you have any questions, please contact occh@occhevents.org.