Community Living and Accessible Housing Tools & Resources
It's My Home: A Guide for Individuals and Families to Understand the Division of Developmental Disabilities' Housing Initiative. This guide provides information about the Division's Housing Plan, and what the guiding principles mean for individuals and families.
Habilitation Center Transition Webinar: This webinar covers the process for individuals to transition from a habilitation center to the community.
USDA Rural Development: For information regarding programs available through the USDA, including their Single Family Housing loans and grants.
Missouri Housing Development Commission: For information regarding the Missouri Housing Development Commission, include their funding for home loans to qualified first-time buyers.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development: For information regarding Fair Housing, home ownership, rental assistance, and much more.
Trauma Informed Community Building: This resource presents a model of Trauma Informed Community Building (TICB) developed by Bridge Housing Corporation and The Health Equity Institute at San Francisco State University. The TICB model addresses the challenges trauma poses to traditional community building strategies.
Housemate Compatibility Tool: This tool may help an individual find a housemate that has similar interests.
Missouri Inclusive Housing Development Corporation: This web site is designed to provide information about accessible and affordable housing in Missouri for persons with developmental disabilities.
Money Follows the Person: The overall goal of MFP is to support people who have disabilities and those who are aging to move from a nursing facility or habilitation center to a quality community setting that meets their needs and wants.
The Missouri Inclusive Housing Solutions Network Meeting was held April 24th & 25th, 2013. The meeting focused on the importance of collaboration and partnership in the effort to increase affordable, accessible housing in Missouri. For more information about the meeting, click here.