U.S. Departments of Housing; Urban Development (HUD) and Health & Human Services (HHS) Announce Effort to Move Persons with Disabilities from Institutions to Independence

Wednesday, Jan. 12th 2011 6:28 AM

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius have announced a partnership to help nearly 1,000 non-elderly Americans with disabilities leave nursing homes or other facilities to live independently. HUD and HHS are offering rental assistance, health care and other supportive services targeted to this population. The two agencies also launched the Housing Capacity Building Initiative for Community Living Project to help seniors and people with chronic conditions find suitable housing and live more independent lives.

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