Study of funding for housing serving people with disabilities
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Study of funding for housing serving people with disabilities report of the Virginia Housing and Development Authority to the Governor and the General Assembly of Virginia. by Virginia Housing Development Authority.

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Published by Commonwealth of Virginia in Richmond .
Written in English



  • Virginia


  • People with disabilities -- Housing -- Virginia -- Finance.

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SeriesSenate document ;, no. 12, Senate document (Virginia. General Assembly. Senate) ;, 2000, no. 12.
LC ClassificationsJ87.V9 2000b, no. 12, HV1569.2.U5
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 70 p. :
Number of Pages70
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6820539M
LC Control Number00300064

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity offers resources and answers questions about the housing rights of people with disabilities, and the responsibilities of housing providers and building and design professionals according to the federal law.   These people account for 24 percent of the , total homeless population. Even in , the number of people with disabilities living in institutions is between , and , The Money Follows the Person program, which seeks to assist individuals with disabilities in their transition to independent living, is taking a huge funding hit. HUD’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program helps very low-income families, the elderly, and people with disabilities afford rental housing in the private market. About 1 in 3 households using Section 8 vouchers are headed by a non-elderly (under age 62) person with a disability. National Housing Trust Fund. The National Housing Trust Fund. Inclusion: Inclusion means to fully include people with disabilities, regardless of the type or severity of disability, in their communities so that affordable housing developments receiving state funding, such as housing developments financed by a state housing agency. 6. 7.

  Over , people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities live with caregivers over 60 years old. Since the ’s federal funding and subsidies for housing assistance to adults with disabilities has shown little to no growth, but the size of the population in need has shown a significant increase. While providing housing and adult services for people with disabilities presents challenges, it’s also full of opportunities. It’s an opportunity to better integrate our communities. Thinking about these issues helps us reexamine what it means to support quality and affordable housing for all populations, not just those with disabilities.   Housing Needs of People with Disabilities” report (Souza et al. ) finds that renter households with nonelderly disabled members are more likely than nondisabled households to have very low incomes, experience worst case housing needs, pay more than 50 percent of their income on rent, and live in inadequate or overcrowded housing. Occupancy is open to very low-income persons with disabilities who are at least 18 years old and less than 62 years of age. Legal Authority: Section of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (42 U.S.C. ), as amended by the Frank Melville Supportive Housing Investment Act of (Public Law ). Regulations are at

  Housing can be arranged for a single person, or for several people. If you are planning to start a housing initiative for more than just your family member, it is important to have a development team working with you to add expertise on issues such as funding, design, and property management. Special Needs Housing. State HFAs and their partners provide affordable housing for persons with special needs, including those with physical disabilities, mental illness, substance abuse and addictions, as well as homeless families, and the elderly, all of whom may need supportive services to succeed. In this study, it is thus the patterns of behavior of people with psychiatric disabilities living in supported housing that are explained. In accordance with the classic grounded theory (Glaser, ), no literature review was performed that focused on the main concern of the target group or how they handle their situation, prior to entering.   The funding is part of the HUD’s Section Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program, which helps housing agencies assist people with disabilities ages 18 to 62 who are leaving institutional settings for community-based living situations as .