Housing

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the 2014 Annual Performance Report (APR) from National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) grantees. The grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period of June 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014. The report also compares data on some variables from 2010 through 2014.

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the 2012 Annual Performance Report (APR) from National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) grantees. The grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period of June 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012. The report also compares data on some variables from 2008 through 2012.

The purpose of this report is to present selected key data from the 2013 Annual Performance Report (APR) from National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) grantees. The grant funding presented in this report is for the APR reporting period of June 1, 2012 through May 31, 2013. The report also compares data on some variables from 2009 through 2013.

The purpose of this paper is to provide a brief overview of housing resources for older adults that may be available to help Money Follows the Person (MFP) programs provide housing options for these participants.

The purpose of this Toolkit is to provide individuals transitioning under the Money Follows the Person (MFP) program with examples and tools that can help them sustain housing and succeed as a tenant.

This report synthesizes the Washington Money Follows the Person (MFP) experience. It also presents the experience as a model with actionable recommendations for other state MFP programs on finding housing champions, understanding housing needs in the transition process, creating a housing-focused job description, training housing specialists, supporting team work, and building communication and collaborations.

In support of the 2010 National Disability Summit on Disability Policy, New Editions’ team of researchers prepared ten working papers on disability policy issues. This landmark event commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and attracted over 400 stakeholders from across the country. The papers addressed policy accomplishments and future challenges in areas such as civil rights, housing, health, employment, education and technology.

For the NCD, New Editions provided research and meeting planning support services for the National Disability Summit on Disability Policy 2010. This landmark event marked the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and brought together over 400 stakeholders from across the country to provide input for a new policy agenda. In preparation for this meeting, our team of researchers prepared 10 working papers identifying significant policy accomplishments and emerging issues and challenges for each topic area.

Through coordination across multiple projects, New Editions works collaboratively to provide expert technical assistance and guidance to the Administration for Community Living (ACL), their grantees and partners, and other Aging Services Network organizations at the state, sub-state and community levels. Under a subcontract with The Lewin Group, New Editions coordinates relevant ACL activities with the initiatives of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Money Follows the Person (MFP) Technical Assistance Center.

Funded under Medicaid’s Money Follows the Person (MFP) program, New Editions contract - Housing Capacity Building Initiative for Community Living Project - was announced in June 2010 by Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sebelius. The Secretary lauded the project’s vision to assist older adults and those with chronic conditions to find appropriate housing to live more independent lives.