This website allows social workers within the OCHN network to search for housing options for individuals receiving services through OCHN.
Housing (planning) for people with disabilities
Our Housing Resource Center is a free service and the best first step for anyone in a housing challenge. Our trained specialists can help recommend options connecting callers to programs and resources to address housing needs.
CHN has made the difficult decision that we can no longer support the Getting My Own Address (GMOA) program as we have over the last several years. Links to archived materials can be found on this page.
I would urge all families to make a long-term housing plan for their sons or daughters with disabilities, especially as they approach adulthood.
The following resources assist when people are talking about friction between landlords, friends, roommates, or neighbors when all other more informal negotiations have failed. Sometimes educating a property manager of laws or legal rights is enough to resolve the issue. HUD: for federal subsidies and fair housing issues, Fair Housing: when rights are violated, and legal counsel numbers offer reduced and free helps for many different legal helps. For maintenance issues also suggest the local code enforcers for the city or township. On August 17, 2012, a new statewide Michigan Legal Help self-help website was launched at www.MichiganLegalHelp.org
Following the link below, you will find lists of subsidized apartments throughout the local community. Please note that some of the entries in this list are not true subsidized housing but are affordable and provided as additional options for consideration.
The organizations listed in the linked document provide resources to help with basic needs such as shelter, food and clothing.
These organizations can provide housing and housing health related inspections.
These support groups and advocacy agencies provide support to those with disabilities.