U.S. Department of Housing and Urban   
    Development (HUD)
    451 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC 20410
    202-708-1112, www.hud.gov

    SPECIAL NEEDS HOUSING

    Special Needs Housing (SNH) operates Housing
    Stabilization Services, Rental Assistance, Home
    Energy Assistance Programs and
    Homeless/Shelter Services to alleviate or
    prevent negative and/or distressing housing-
    related situations for Montgomery County
    residents.

    Special needs populations include homeless
    individuals and families, persons with mental
    health and substance abuse issues, individuals
    with developmental disabilities, transitioning
    youth, and seniors.  SNH collaborates with
    public and private services providers agencies to:

      1. promote the expansion of affordable housing
         for special needs populations,
      2. maintain housing stability for vulnerable
          households,
      3. link housing with essential supportive
          services for special needs populations, and
      4. prevent homelessness and the loss of
          permanent housing.

    Click here for the Special Needs Housing
    Program and Services Overview Document

    National Low Income Housing Coalition -
    The NLIHC is committed to educating,
    organizing, and advocating to ensure decent,
    affordable housing within healthy neighborhoods
    for everyone. Provides up-to-date information,
    formulates policy, and educates the public on
    housing needs and the strategies for solutions.

    National Fair Housing Advocate Online,
    www.nlihc.org
    The National Fair Housing Advocate Online is a
    resource designed to serve both the fair housing
    advocacy community and the general public with
    timely news and information regarding the issues
    of housing discrimination.

    Providers of Housing Services:
    www.fairhousing.com
    Specialized Housing, Inc. Innovative Housing for
    Adults with Additional Needs. Developed the
    first housing program in the US to enable adults
    with special needs to own their own homes while
    receiving professional support. Creative use of
    homeownership with condominiums and co-
    operative housing models.

    Toward Independent Living and Learning
    (TILL), Inc., www.fairhousing.com is a private,
    not-for-profit human service agency established
    in 1980. Its mission is to develop and operate
    innovative programs and services to meet the
    needs of individuals of all ages who have unique
    needs, including mental retardation, mental health
    needs, physical handicaps, learning disabilities,
    emotional problems, brain injury and other
    developmental disabilities.

    Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing
    (APAH)
    2704 North Pershing Drive • Arlington, Virginia
    22201, 703-276-7444, www.apah.org

    The Arlington Partnership for Affordable
    Housing (APAH) is a nonprofit developer
    dedicated to developing, preserving, and owning
    quality housing that is affordable and enhances
    the Arlington County community. APAH is the
    only nonprofit affordable housing developer to
    work exclusively in and for Arlington County.  In
    the 20 years since its founding, APAH has
    developed a $160 million portfolio of 11
    residential properties, all located within
    Arlington County.
Special Needs Housing Programs
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