Millions Earmarked For Disability Housing Supports
Federal officials are sending millions of dollars to housing providers in three dozen states to help people with disabilities gain supportive living services.
More than $31 million in grants will help over 14,000 people with disabilities and older Americans obtain assistance with everything from health care to meals, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said Tuesday.
The funding is part of the housing agency’s Multifamily Housing Service Coordinator Program, which pays for social services coordinators for people living in federally-assisted multifamily housing.
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The three-year grants are headed to property owners in the District of Columbia and 36 states including Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin and West Virginia.