Provides information about people with disabilities controlling their own places of residence, including decisions about location, house mates, ownership or rental, sources of housing subsidies, financing support needs, and programs of assistance.
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Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online) (14 Products)
Electronic Media (9 Products)
Organizations, Programs, and Projects (15 Products)
Online Forums (1 Products)
Other (2 Products)
People Who Can Help (4 Products)
Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online)
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Organizations, Programs, and Projects
|Advanced Strategies Teleconference, No Place Like Home Communities (NPLHC) - May 2005|
The topic of this teleconference was an overview of the No Place Like Home Communities (NPLHC) located in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. This program helps people with disabilities purchase their own home, or find better rental options.
|Changing Priorities: The Federal Budget and Housing Assistance, 1976-2007|
This report provides an overview of HUD budget trends from fiscal year 1976 through fiscal year 2006 as measured in inflation-adjusted dollars.
|CoHousing Association of the United States|
Cohousing combines economical home ownership and intentional community. Some projects include owners with disabilities, and others are developing with a view towards inclusion. This website includes an extensive database of communities.
A housing co-operative offers economical "shared" ownership of housing, and intentional community. Several co-operatives include members with disabilities, and others are in development with a commitment to inclusion.
|Habitat for Humanity|
Habitat for Humanity is an independent, charitable, faith-based housing program dedicated to affordable home ownership by building homes in partnership with families in need.
|Housing Center for People with Disabilities|
The Housing Center for People with Disabilities is a national center to provide information and assistance with housing issues.
|Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers|
Housing Choice (Section 8) vouchers assist low-income persons with disabilities to obtain personal housing.
|Housing Choice Voucher Program|
This online fact sheet explains a federal program that helps people with low incomes afford rent in market rate apartments. It helps people with disabilities live in the community.
|Jay Nolan Community Services|
A Calfornia agency for people with autism which closed 13 group homes.
An organization that helps people from England and Wales to live independently in their own homes. It also seeks to allow members to share their skills and talents with each other and with their communities.
|Mainstream Category 2 Vouchers|
This program aims to help people with disabilities move out of institutions to live in the community. It is a joint effort of the US Departments of Health and Human Services, and Housing and Urban Development.
|Movin' Out, Inc|
Movin' Out creates opportunities for people with disabilities and their families to purchase and maintain their own homes, in housing and neighborhoods that are safe, affordable, accessible, and integrated.
|Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities Capital Housing|
A housing program from the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities. The goal of the program is to provide housing options in their own communities that allow people with disabilities to be as fully integrated and independent as possible.
|PACER's Housing Project|
This program shares housing information with the parents of youth and young adults with disabilities. It helps them understand their son's/daughter's rights and options for community living as adults. It has a great website.
|Priced Out in 2004|
Priced out 2004 is the latest in a series of housing publications that offers facts documenting the affordable housing crisis that affects most people with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
People Who Can Help
Jay is an Associate Clinical Professor of Social Work at Arizona State University. He is an expert on housing and a pioneer in assisting people with disabilities to move from institutional settings into homes of their own.
Joe is an expert on housing and a pioneer in assisting people with disabilities to move from institutional settings into homes of their own.
|Cathy Ficker Terrill|
Cathy is a porfessional,parent of a child with a dsiabiltiy and a person with a brain injury. She has done extensive work at the local, state, national and international arena in the areas of strategic planning, building social capitol, organizational...
Onondaga Community Living (OCL) is an organization that transitioned from providing group home services to personalized services. We provide personalized suports to adults with developmental disabilities in every type of service that we do, whether it ...
I am the CEO and co-founder of Neighbours, Inc, an innovative organization providing self-directed supports to people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. I regularly provide training and consultation on all aspects of organizational change (moving to self...
Together with 17 other Center for Self-Determination Resource Guides we provide training and technical assistance on all aspects of self-determination including: developing highly personal individual budgets and plans; crafting Medicaid waivers that pr...
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