October 21, 2016
As indicated in a recent press release, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS), which includes the Office of Developmental programs (ODP) Secretary announced the launch of an online tool to remove barriers to accessing housing called Prescreening, Assessment, Intake, and Referral (PAIR).
August 10, 2016
Learn how New Jersey is initiating efforts to reduce homelessness by issuing 12 nonprofit organizations to manage the distribution of 500 State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) vouchers.
July 8, 2016
hio budget includes an allocation of $23 million for the Department of Developmental Disabilities to be used in the Community Capital Assistance (CCA) Program.
February 11, 2015
The President has released his Fiscal Year 2016 Budget. The plan reverses sequestration cuts and focuses on the needs of the middle class. The ambitious proposal includes spending increases in a number of areas and over a trillion dollars in tax increases, mainly impacting the wealthiest Americans. The President's Budget also includes increased investments in specific disability related programs.
March 7, 2014
HUD has announced the availability of approximately $120 million in funding for state housing agencies to provide long term project-based rental assistance to extremely low-income persons with disabilities, many of whom are transitioning out of institutional settings or are at high risk of homelessness. HUD will award rental assistance funds to state housing agencies that have formed partnerships with state Medicaid and health and human services agencies. The deadline to apply is May 5, 2014.