Housing Affairs Letter

Disability Housing

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Few Housing Options For Disabled

Otherwise qualified prospective rental tenants who are deaf or wheelchair-bound are provided fewer housing options compared to their non-disabled peers. That’s the finding in a joint HUD-Urban Institute study.

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$98 Million for Disabled Homeless

HUD and the Department of Health & Human Services make available $98 million in federal funding for rental assistance to low-income individuals with disabilities.Specifically, the funding will assist individuals who are transitioning out of institutional settings and are at a high risk of

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Grants For Disabled Supportive Housing

HUD makes available $85 million to state housing agencies (SHAs) to provide supportive housing for extremely low-income persons with disabilities. Under new HUD rules, the SHAs must partner with a state health and human services agency and Medicaid agency to be eligible to participate in the Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons

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Court Rejects Housing For Mentally Ill

A federal appeals court overrules a district judge’s order to create individual housing for the mentally ill. The 2nd U.S. Circuit of Appeals in New York City rules Disability Advocates Inc. lacks standing to bring the claim because it is a non-membership organization with limited

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Maine Center Nabs Three HOPWA Awards

Portland, ME-based Frannie Peabody Center captures three of the latest renewal awards for competitive Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), more than any other entity in HUD's latest round in which it disbursed $33 million to programs in 17 states.

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(NON-ELDERLY DISABLED) Housing Boost For Non-Elderly Disabled

When a housing voucher for a non-elderly disabled (NED) household turns over, the voucher must be reissued to the next NED family on the waiting list according to a HUD Office of Public & Indian Housing notice (PIH Notice

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(HIV/AIDS HOUSING) Grants For HIV/AIDS Housing Opportunities

States and local governments can compete for $9.1 million in grants to address the housing needs of low-income people living with HIV/AIDS. The three-year planning grants are intended to integrate strategies and

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(HOUSING FOR DISABLED) New Jersey Disability Housing Push

New Jersey's developmentally disabled residents will get 600 new community residential beds in a new push for housing for the disabled by the state. The effort will be financed through municipal affordable housing

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(AID FOR DISABLED) Sec. 8 To Help Young Disabled Persons

HUD and the Health & Human Services Department link to help about 1,000 non-elderly disabled leave nursing homes or other healthcare facilities to live independently. The two agencies set aside

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(ACCESS FOR DISABLED) Access For Disabled Reduced

El Paso, TX City Council members vote 6-2 to reduce the required portion of units accessible to the disabled to 3%. The present quota is 5% but builders say that, while the city needs housing, financiers

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