State of California: Housing and Disability Advocacy Program

Information about the Housing and Disability Advocacy Program from the State of California Department of Social Services. The program assists individuals who are experiencing homelessness and are eligible for disability benefits. 

Missouri Human Rights Act

From the State of Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, information about the Missouri Human Rights Act, which covers the workplace rights of people with disabilities as well as rights in other areas of the community. 

State of Texas: Affordable Housing Resources

For residents of Texas, this page from the State of Texas has information about the Section 811 Project Rental Assistance Program and resources from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rural Development. 

NYC Housing Preservation and Development Resources

A  hub of information from New York City Housing Preservation and Development (HPD), for residents and applicants with disabilities. Includes a guide in several languages for applicants with disabilities, documents, contact information for housing ambassadors designated for people with disabilities, and information about free financial counseling.  

Disability Housing Grants for Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs summarizes the grants available to veterans with service-related disabilities for buying or modifying a home to live independently.  

NCIL's Home Modifications Fact Sheet for CILs

NCIL's Home Modifications Fact Sheet for CILs explains home modifications and promising practices for CILs seeking to establish successful home modification programs. Available in a variety of formats: 

Planning for Community Living

From the National Parent Center on Transition and Employment, tools for youth-to-adulthood transition planning and developing self-determination. Also provides an index of Centers for Independent Living and information about finding housing.  

Fair Housing Accessibility First

A training program and resources from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to promote compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. 

Housing Help

From USA.GOV, resources on rental housing, home ownership, independent living skills, and complaining for people with disabilities.  

Section 811 Supportive Housing

The Section 811 Program allows people with disabilities to live as independently as possible by subsidizing rental opportunities with access to appropriate supportive services. 

The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR grant number 90RT5043). NIDILRR is a Center within the Administration for Community Living (ACL), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The contents of this website do not necessarily represent the policy of NIDILRR, ACL, HHS, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.