Housing Issues for People with Disabilities

Being part of the community and living as independently as possible are among the most important values and goals shared by people with disabilities, their families, and advocates.  A home of one’s own – either rented or owned – is the cornerstone of independence for people with disabilities.  However, across the nation, people with developmental and related disabilities face a severe crisis in the availability of community-based safe, affordable and accessible housing. 

Explore the issues and legislation related to housing affordability, accessibility, aging caregivers, and get more information about what can be done.