Michigan Disability Housing Workgroup

  • Helped push passage of PA 182, which increased accessibility requirements for single family homes built with public dollars
  • Assisted MSHDA and Rentlinx in establishing the web based Michigan Housing Locator
  • Advocating to implement permanent funding streams for Housing Trust Funds – state and national
  • Participated in establishing standards for Housing Resource Centers (HRCs)
  • Influenced the Qualified Allocation Plan to be more disability-friendly
  • Increased knowledge of housing needs of people with disabilities through participation in the Michigan Conference on Affordable Housing and by serving on relevant committees at state and local levels
  • Expanded the definition of homelessness

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