High Needs Populations
National Coalition for the Homeless. NCH provides a directory of local homeless service organizations for people looking for emergency shelter assistance.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This page contains information to help you improve your health, the health of your loved ones, and to assist those who need help with daily life. All of the topics open-up to display many links to helpful information.
Ehow. Explains how to apply for public assistance.
Housing for People with Disabilities. This page, produced by HUD, is designed to answer frequently asked questions on the housing rights of people with disabilities and the responsibilities of housing providers and building and design professionals under federal law.
Housing for Native Americans. HUD and other Federal agencies offer a range of programs, assistance, and loan programs specifically for Native American tribes, organizations, and sometimes individuals.
Section 184 Loan Guarantee Program. The Indian Housing Loan Guarantee Program website provides information to lenders, Tribes, Indian Housing Authorities, Native Americans, and Alaskan Natives on how a home may be purchased, rehabilitated, or constructed in Native lands by using the Section 184 Indian Loan Guarantee Program.
HUD Program for People with Aids. The HUD program Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) also provides funds for short-term rent, mortgage, and utility payments (STRMU). The goal of STRMU is to reduce the risk of homelessness by providing short-term help for people experiencing a financial crisis due to issues arising from HIV/AIDS. The link will provide a contact for your local HUD office.
Center for Housing and New Community Economics (CHANCE). The Center for Housing and New Community Economics (CHANCE) was established in March of 2001. CHANCE's mission is to improve and increase access to integrated, affordable, and accessible housing coordinated with, but separate from, personal assistance and supportive services. CHANCE's purpose will be to offer alternatives to approaches that segregate, congregate, and control people with disabilities.
Christian Council on Persons with Disabilities. The Christian Council on Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) is a consortium of Christian organizations working in disability ministry. CCPD provides a platform and sounding board for people to communicate and interact with other leaders interested in promoting the spiritual well being of people who have physical, mental, or emotional disabilities. CCPD serves people as leaders and as persons who have disabilities.
HUD's Multifamily Inventory of Units for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities. This inventory is designed to assist prospective applicants with locating units in HUD insured and HUD subsidized multifamily properties that serve the elderly and/or persons with disabilities.
National Organization on Disability. The mission of the National Organization on Disability (N.O.D.) is to expand the participation and contribution of America's 54 million men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life. By raising disability awareness through programs and information, together N.O.D. can work toward closing the participation gaps.