Housing

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Housing

www.mwlegal.org/work/housing

12:30 p.m.

https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp

protects people with disabilities from discrimination when renting, buying or financing housing.

www.massaccesshousingregistry.org

Free registry highlights homes for people with disabilities who need accessible or barrier-free housing.

www.masshousing.com/portal/server.pt/community/rental_housing/240/renters

Detailed list of the properties financed and/or overseen by MassHousing

www.mass.gov/service-details/local-housing-authority-contact-listing

list of all towns in MA.

www.mass.gov/hed/docs/dhcd/ph/publichousingapplications/standapp.doc

www.mass.gov/hed/docs/dhcd/ph/publichousingapplications/emergapp.pdf

www.mass.gov/hed/docs/dhcd/ph/publichousingapplications/prioritychecklist.rtf

Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association (MA based)

www.chapa.org/
Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association (MA based)

www.smoc.org/services-alphabetical-listing.php

low-income housing.

www.massoptions.org/massoptions/find-community-long-term-supports-and-services/bcommunity-services–supports-available-through-state-agencies/housing

www.mahomeless.org

www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/massachusetts.html

Homeless Shelter Directory

www.dol.gov/odep/topics/disability.htm

from the Department of Labor

www.sec.state.ma.us/rod/rodhom/homidx.htm

nationalfairhousing.org
Goals: to end housing discrimination and to promote diverse, inclusive communities

www.masshousinginfo.org/

https://disabilityinfo.org/fact-sheet-library/housing/

www.mfofc-hc.org/housingconnections/

Housing Connections is designed to help families communicate with other families with similar interests to find or create a home for their loved one with a disability.

autismhousingpathways.org
Supportive Housing for Adult Children with Disabilities

http://www.wellmet.org/
Transitional group homes for people with mental illness for 6 months to 5 years

specializedhousing.org
Uses a condominium model to create housing for individuals who can function somewhat independently and whose behaviors can be managed with the level of staffing agreed upon by the family.

Section 8

section8listmass.org/
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher – Centralized Waiting List

www.tacinc.org/media/13093/Section%208%20Made%20Simple.pdf

Using The Housing Choice Voucher Program To Assist People With Disabilities

18section8.org

How to Apply for Section 8 when turning 18 (MA)

Assistance

Framingham

www.framinghamma.gov/418/Community-Development
and more from Community Development Block Grant

Home Modifications

www.mass.gov/home-modification-loan-program-hmlp

provides 0% and 3% loans up to $30,000 to homeowners seeking to make modifications to their homes.

www.massmatch.org/fund_at/MRC_Adaptive_Hsing_FAQs.php?zoom_highlightsub=adaptive+housing

provides housing evaluations, architectural services, housing modifications, and equipment installation to individuals with disabilities to enable them to achieve an employment outcome by removing barriers to living in their current home.

Universal Design

www.visitability.org/

(formerly Concrete Change) is an international network whose goal is making ALL new homes visitable, not just “special” homes.

humancentereddesign.org/

governmental educational organization (NGO) committed to advancing the role of design in expanding opportunity and enhancing experience for people of all ages and abilities. The IHCD is based in Boston.

www.ap.buffalo.edu/idea/Home/index.asp

at SUNY Buffalo’s School of Architecture and Planning studies and recommends ways to make environments and products more usable, safer and healthier for the needs of an increasingly diverse population. The IDeA Center’s activities are based on the philosophy of Inclusive Design.