Contains information, resources, projects, and links to other sites about people with disabilities who are realizing the dream of owning their own home.
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Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online) (12 Products)
Electronic Media (10 Products)
Organizations, Programs, and Projects (12 Products)
Online Forums (1 Products)
Other (2 Products)
People Who Can Help (1 Products)
Books, Publications & Reports (printed and/or online)
Electronic Media (Videos, CDs, T.V., Radio, Websites, etc.)
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.
|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.
|IDS Neighborhood Stabilization Program|
A program in the Jackson, Mississippi area to help people with disabilities live in and own their own homes.
|Mississippi Home of Your Own (HOYO) Project|
A Mississippi project to assist persons with disabilities and their families to own and maintain their own homes. It helps locate counseling, supports, and financial assistance.
|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.
|Shelter for All|
Shelter for All is a program that helps people with disabilities who are homeless. It is located in Mississippi.
People Who Can Help
Jay is the Director of the Initiative on Inclusive Communities 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 the founder of Community Vision in Portland, Oregon. Community Vision assists individuals to develop and manage their personal supports.
|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...
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