Housing that is available and accessible to persons with disabilities is a cornerstone of America's disability policy -- from the Fair Housing Act to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Federal regulations and state initiatives have enabled people with disabilities to have access to public housing and greater opportunities to live in the home of their choice. Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Public housing comes in all sizes and types, from scattered single family houses to high rise apartments for elderly families. Families that have a person with disabilities and are income eligible may also participate in all aspects of the housing choice voucher program (e.g., tenant-based vouchers, project-based vouchers, and homeownership vouchers.) In order to maintain these programs and to ensure people with disabilities (often with very low incomes) can live in the comm
Family Voices Indiana is a family-led organization that provides information, education, training, outreach, and peer support to families of children and youth with special health care needs and the professionals who serve them.