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200 Research Parkway
Meriden, CT, 06450

(860) 874-8100 or (203) 984-7543

The Arc Connecticut is an advocacy organization committed to protecting the rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and to promoting opportunities for their full inclusion in the life of their communities.

Arc Housing Resource Guide

The 2016 Arc Housing Resource Guide

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Table of Contents:


History of The Arc Movement

Navigating the Systems

A Brief History of Independent Housing

Innovative Housing Options

Page 09: Independent Housing Models
Page 11: Housing Separated from Supports
Page 12: Smart Homes + Technology
Page 13: Best Practices: Technology Supporting People with I/DD
Page 18: Circles of Support
Page 19: Shared Living
Page 20: Housing Models & Practices
Page 21: Community Companion Homes
Page 22: "Housing First" Concept
Page 23: College Campus - Living in the Dorms
Page 24: In-Home Supports
Page 26: Accessory Apartments

Funding Sources

Page 28: Medicaid HCBS Waivers
Page 32: Connecticut Department of Developmental Disabilities (DDS)
Page 32: Autism Gap
Page 33: Appealing an Unfavorable Decision
Page 34: CT Level of Need Assessment Tool
Page 35: State Plan Services, including Community First Choice
Page 35: Self-Directed Services
Page 36: HCBS Final Settings Rule & Statewide Transition Plan
Page 38: Employment

Finding Affordable Housing

Page 41: Rental Subsidies
Page 41: Federal Housing Choices Vouchers
Page 43: Affordable Housing Funded by Tax Credits
Page 43: Rental Resources
Page 44: Ownership Resources for Individuals with Disabilities
Page 46: Private Resources and ABLE Act
Page 48: CT Centers for Independent Living
Page 49: Funding for Living Expenses
Page 51: Transportation
Page 53: Fair Housing & Housing Discrimination
Page 54: Housing Development & Federal Funding
Page 57: Advocacy & Self-Advocacy



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