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The Future of Medicaid Expansion & Effects on People Experiencing Homelessness Issue Briefs
Medicaid Strategies for People with Specialized Needs Issue Briefs
Medicaid Eligibility: Enrollment Pathway Considerations for Vulnerable Populations Issue Briefs
Connecting with Medicaid: Strategies & Options for Providers of Services to People who are Homeless Issue Briefs
How Healthcare Reform Strengthens Medicaid's Role in Preventing & Ending Homelessness Issue Briefs
Taking Integrated Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) to Scale: The Louisiana PSH Program Issue Briefs
The Oklahoma Enhanced Tier Payment System: Leveraging Medicaid to Improve Mental Health Provider Performance & Outcomes Issue Briefs
TAC & CCD Summary of the HUD 2009 Worst Case Housing Needs of People with Disabilities Report Issue Briefs
A Katrina Success Story: Louisiana's 3,000 Unit Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) Initiative Issue Briefs
Save Section 811 with the New Community Integration Paradigm Issue Briefs
Olmstead & Supportive Housing: A Vision for the Future Issue Briefs
Connecting with Medicaid: Strategies and Options for Providers of Substance Use Services Issue Briefs
Accessing Multifamily Housing for MFP Participants Issue Briefs
Live-In Aides in Federally-funded Housing Programs: Information for MFP Participants & Program Staff Issue Briefs
New Medicaid Options to Support MFP Participants in Community-Based Housing Issue Briefs
Strategies for Creating Integrated Supportive Housing for People with Disabilities Issue Briefs
Supporting Community Living: Olmstead & Money Follows the Person (MFP) Issue Briefs
CMS’ New Home & Community Based Services (HCBS) Rule: What it Means for States & Providers Issue Briefs
Key Considerations for Serving Chronically Homeless Persons in CoC-Funded Permanent Supportive Housing Issue Briefs
Housing Choice Vouchers Targeted to Non-Elderly Persons with Disabilities – Another Tool to Help End Homelessness Issue Briefs
Using Medicaid in Supportive Housing Issue Briefs
Turning Knowledge Into Practice: A Manual for Behavioral Health Administrators & Practitioners About Understanding & Implementing Evidence-Based Practices, 2nd Edition Manuals & Guides
Leveraging Medicaid: A Guide to Using Medicaid Financing in Supportive Housing Manuals & Guides
Section 8 Made Simple Manuals & Guides
A Community-Based Comprehensive Psychiatric Crisis Response Service Manuals & Guides
Care Management, Case Management, & Utilization Review in a Managed Care Environment Manuals & Guides
Replicable Best Practices for Accessing Mainstream Resources: A Guide for Continuums of Care Manuals & Guides
Regional Housing Forum: A Technical Assistance Guide for Housing Resources & Strategy Manuals & Guides
Strategies to Help People with Disabilities Be Successful in the Housing Choice Voucher Program Manuals & Guides
Seizing the Moment Manuals & Guides
Emerging Best Practices in Mental Health Recovery Manuals & Guides
Piecing it All Together: Playing the Housing Game Manuals & Guides
Using Medicaid to Pay for Services in Permanent Supportive Housing: Steps for CoC Leads to Get Started Manuals & Guides
Priced Out in 2012 Reports
California Mental Health & Substance Use System Needs Assessment Executive Summary Reports
Federal Financing of Supported Employment & Customized Employment for People with Mental Illness: Final Report Reports
The Hidden Housing Crisis: Worst Case Housing Needs Among Adults with Disabilities Reports
Behavioral Health Needs & Gaps in New Mexico Reports
Live-in Aides & the Housing Choice Voucher Program Reports
Going It Alone: The Struggle to Expand Housing Opportunities for People with Disabilities Reports
State Funded Housing Assistance Programs Reports
Creating New Integrated Permanent Supportive Housing Opportunities For ELI Households: A Vision for the Future of the National Housing Trust Fund Reports
Accessible Housing for People with Disabilities Opening Doors
Affordable Housing in Your Community: What You Need to Know! What You Need to Do! Opening Doors
Best Practice Principles for Achieving Civil Rights in Permanent Supportive Housing Opening Doors
Challenging Choices: Housing Development 101 Opening Doors
HUD's HOME Program: Can It Really Work for People with Disabilities? Opening Doors
Influencing Affordable Housing Decisions in Your Community Opening Doors
New Section 811 Supportive Housing Legislation Introduced in U.S. Congress Opening Doors
Permanent Supportive Housing: A Proven Solution to Homelessness Opening Doors
Rural Housing Challenges: Meeting the Housing Needs of People with Disabilities in Rural Communities Opening Doors
Section 8: The New Housing Choice Voucher Program Opening Doors
Solutions that Work: Innovative Strategies to Meeting the Housing Needs of People with Disabilities Opening Doors
State Housing Agencies: How They Can Help People with Disabilities Opening Doors
The New Homelessness Prevention & Rapid Rehousing Program Opening Doors
The Olmstead Decision & Housing: Opportunity Knocks Opening Doors
The Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Program: Creating New Housing Opportunities for People with Disabilities Opening Doors
Using the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program to Create Affordable Housing for People with Disabilities Opening Doors
Using the Neighborhood Stabilization Program to Help Create Permanent Supportive Housing Opening Doors
What's Wrong with this Picture? An Update on the Impact of Elderly Only Housing Policies on People with Disabilities Opening Doors
Homeownership for People with Disabilities: A Movement in the Making Opening Doors
Federal Fair Housing protections for People with Disabilities Opening Doors

CA Needs Assessment Exec Summary

The primary purpose of this Mental Health and Substance Use System Needs Assessment, which was conducted by TAC on behalf of the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), was to review the needs and service utilization of current Medicaid recipients and identify opportunities to ready Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program, for the expansion of enrollees and the increased demand for services resulting from health reform. The full report can be found on DHCS' website. (2012)

Creating New Integrated Permanent Supportive Housing Opportunities For ELI Households

The long-awaited activation of the National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) program, which will primarily be targeted to rental housing for extremely low-income (ELI) households, represents an important new opportunity for states to begin shaping the future of our nation’s ELI housing policies, including a robust expansion of integrated permanent supportive housing (PSH) units for the most vulnerable ELI populations. Over the past decade, in response to the enormous and growing demand for PSH, a number of state housing agencies – including Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Illinois – have successfully pioneered new ELI financing approaches to increase the supply of integrated PSH units. This report documents innovative ELI financing strategies developed by these three states which could be adapted for NHTF capital and operating subsidy funding to begin closing the enormous gap in ELI and PSH supply.

View PA's Long-Term Proforma Budget (coming soon)
View NC's Long-Term Proforma Budget (coming soon)
View IL's Long-Term Proforma Budget (coming soon)

Going it Alone

This report developed by TAC and the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Housing Task Force assesses and documents barriers which have constrained the disability community’s efforts to expand housing opportunities, as well as best practices in communities to expand both homeownership and rental housing options for people with disabilities. (2000)

Hidden Housing Crisis

This report outlines a study that used data about households with severe rent burdens from the 2005 American Community Survey (ACS) to develop more accurate estimates of ‘worst case' housing needs among households containing non-elderly adult renters with disabilities. Worst case needs, a concept intended to measure renters with acute needs for housing assistance, are unassisted renters with incomes below half of their area’s median income who pay more than half of their income for housing or live in severely substandard housing. The study found that an estimated 2.1 - 2.4 million of the 6 million households in the U.S. with worst case housing needs are non-elderly disabled households. (2008)

Live in Aides

One of the issues that Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) often face when assisting people with disabilities through the Housing Choice Voucher Program is that of live-in aides. This Fact Sheet provides information on live-in aides including U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulatory requirements and key definitions as well as ideas for PHAs to consider in setting local standards for review and approval of live-in aides. (2003)

New Mexico BH Assessment

This report outlines a comprehensive assessment conducted by TAC of behavioral needs and gaps in New Mexico stemming from legislative and executive branch direction and funded by multiple state agencies and managed care organizations. (2002)

Priced Out 2012

Priced Out is a biennial report published by TAC and the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Housing Task Force. It examines the severe housing affordability crisis facing people with disabilities, and compares the federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments of people with significant and long-term disabilities to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Fair Market Rents for modestly priced rental units in every community across the nation. (2013) Search to find your community & see how it compares!

State Funded Housing Assistance Report

Many states have established state funded programs to address the affordable housing crisis among people with disabilities or people who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. This report presents findings of a review conducted by TAC of state funded rental assistance and homelessness prevention programs across the U.S. for people with mental illness or other disabilities. The report identifies several characteristics of programs that can be useful as a resource for states considering the development or modification of existing state funded programs. Some of the challenges associated with developing and administering state funded programs are highlighted as well. Profiles of state programs are also included. (2014)

Supported Employment Financing

The Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in conjunction with the Federal Employment Workgroup on Disability, commissioned a review of the federal financing mechanisms used by state agencies to implement the evidence-based employment models known as Individual Placement and Support (IPS) and Customized Employment (CE). This report identifies strategies for improved access to federal financing of IPS and CE services for persons with mental illness through case studies of current state and local practices. Through a subcontract with Westat, TAC staff contributed to this report by detailing how Medicaid resources can be used to finance supported employment. (2011)