Housing

Picture of people and housing

Purpose of work group:  

To advocate with and for people with disabilities on housing issues, in collaboration with the larger community, and to expand housing options for people with disabilities by:

  • Monitoring housing planning and programs, and provide input on issues of importance to people with disabilities.
  •  Informing policy makers and the public about housing and support issues and the changes needed to enable real choice about housing and supports.
  • Researching housing issues and helping members understand the available resources and the problems facing people with disabilities who are looking for housing.
  • Supporting people with disabilities and their allies to advocate for affordable, accessible housing.

Michigan Disability Housing Work group Brochure


Contact Information:

We DO NOT PROVIDE services.

For more information please contact:

Meredith Smith

517-284-7295

Smithm10@michigan.gov

 

or visit:

 

Michigan Disability Housing Work Group

 



Meets: Bi-monthly the 3rd Thursday of the month

  • January 19, 2017
  • March 16, 2017
  • May 18, 2017
  • July 20, 2017
  • September 21, 2017
  • November 16, 2017

Calendar 


Updates: 

Jan. 2017


Important Information:

What Does the Home and Community Based Services Rule Mean for You?

This booklet explains What Home and Community Based Services Rule is and how it will affect people with disabilities. 

Position on Housing Options for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Recommendations on Housing Options for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

 Position on Housing

DD Council Acronyms

Housing Action Plans

 

 


What are the issues the Work group is addressing?

 

 



Articles

 

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Resources:

Accessibility 

Inclusive Communities

HUD 811 

HARA’s Across Michigan
- HARA’s (Housing Assessment and Resource Agencies) are organizations designated by the local Continuum of Care and MSHDA as an integral part of the coordinated system of delivery for homeless and housing services in local communities.  

How to Participate in a Teleconference: Etiquette 101

Working with your Continuum of Care- A guide to help you navigate CoC bodies. Developed by Community Housing Network