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Millions In Disability Housing Aid On Way – Disability Scoop

From Disability Scoop: “Nearly $98 million in rental assistance is headed to states to help thousands of people with disabilities live in the community.

The federal money is expected to fund 3,530 housing units in 13 states for people who require long-term services and supports to live independently, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said this week.

Housing agencies within the states are now working with Medicaid and Health and Human Services officials to identify very low-income individuals with disabilities who are in need of the rental assistance. Federal officials say they expect many people receiving the new funds to be transitioning out of institutions.

‘Our nation is strongest when all our citizens are able to fully participate and contribute,’ said Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius. ‘This unique collaboration of federal and state agencies will enable thousands of Americans with disabilities to lead productive, meaningful lives in their communities.’

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Rebuilding Together

From the Rebuilding Together Website: “Rebuilding Together believes that everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home. Our focus provides critical repairs, accessibility modifications and energy efficient upgrades to low-income homes and community centers at no cost to service recipients.

Our impact extends beyond the individuals served to revitalize and stabilize vulnerable neighborhoods and communities across the country.”

via Who We Are | Rebuilding Together.