Renter Readiness is a free monthly workshop series designed to provide valuable information and insight for current and future renters. These workshops give practical and useful guidance around being a successful tenant, protecting your rights, housing affordability and how to recognize and report rental discrimination. Fair housing is your right – use it!
Most people want to have a place of their own to call home and be able to live as independently as possible. For people with disabilities, there are often barriers and challenges to obtaining this goal. Long-term housing planning, including the steps, options, and choices available to secure housing in the community of your choice, is a way for you to achieve your housing goals.
Our services, community services and articles listed below will help you achieve your goals of independent living and the creation of a stable and long-term housing situation.
Our Housing Resource Center is a free service and the best first step for anyone in a housing crisis. Our trained specialists can help recommend options connecting callers to programs and resources to address housing needs.
We manage all areas of property and asset management services, providing the highest level of service for both the property owner and the tenants.
Individuals with disabilities can use this financial tool to protect their assets while maintaining eligibility for public benefits.
The Independent Living Club provides ongoing support for people with disabilities who live, or would like to live, independently . Members learn together and provide mutual encouragement and advice.
CHN has made the difficult decision that we can no longer provide the Getting My Own Address (GMOA) resources we have over the last several years.
Here are several points to should consider when trying deciding to engage in a roommate situation.
To insure accessibility for people with disabilities HUD has provided many rules to the public housing commission (PHC) that administer the vouchers.
The tools used for self-determination are individual budgets, independent support brokering, and independent fiscal management.
When a group of three or four unrelated people decide to combine their resources to rent, buy, or lease a residence some research and communication with the local governing agencies may be necessary.
Renters and owners of homes both have responsibilities that become easier with an understanding the basic systems in a home.
When considering renting out an unlicensed home for people with disabilities there are some extra start-up costs to consider above the normal maintenance.
What is the ideal home setting? There are lots and lots of right answers, depending on the person. The ideal home setting is different for everyone.
By forming Limited Liability Corporations (LLC) family members can help provide affordable housing for people with disabilities.
MCCMH serves Macomb County residents, and is the manager of the public mental health services and supports in Macomb County, including substance abuse treatment.
The OCCMHA is the manager of public mental health services and supports in Oakland County.
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 access to medical supplies and assistive technology for people with disabilities, sometimes at subsidized costs.
These organizations can provide resources to make housing accessible and also provide free or low cost home repairs to eligible households.
These organizations provide community mental health services.