Housing Options Initiative
What is the Housing Options Initiative?
Minnesota passed legislation in 2009 that requires DHS to study, pilot and expand available, affordable, accessible, independent housing options for people with disabilities of all ages that use home and community based services. The Evaluation of Current and Potential Housing Options for Persons with Disabilities Report DHS-6354 (PDF) was submitted to the Minnesota Legislature April 2011.
Why is the Housing Options Initiative important?
Growth in the cost of corporate foster care has resulted in the need for DHS to offer alternative, cost effective housing options.
Creating sustainable residential housing models within DSD CHOICE values will allow for the following;
What other DSD projects are connected to this project?
Who is involved with this project?
External stakeholders include representatives from the following: