Building a strong support and services delivery system within affordable and mixed income housing communities fosters inclusion and improves housing retention for both disabled and non-disabled residents, but the process can be challenging to conceptualize and fund. Reviewing key elements of The Kelsey’s approach to solving this problem through the Inclusion Concierge model can help you navigate the creation of your own supportive, inclusive housing community.
This article is a great resource for disability-forward minded individuals and organizations who own a piece of land and seek to develop inclusive housing. Specifically, this piece details the first five necessary steps to becoming an inclusive houser. Disability-forward housing is anchored in inclusion and seeks to put the lived experiences of people with disabilities top of mind. By the end of this article, you will know and better understand the five steps required to get started in developing a piece of land into an inclusive housing community.
A beginners’ crash course in Housing Financing, both generally and specific to affordable housing. You will learn valuable terms, funding timelines and phases of development, and who you need on your team. Whether you are a beginner just fantasizing about developing disability-forward housing or in the early stages of creating an inclusive housing community, this article defines key terms to know and processes to address.