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Report Shows ADA’s Impact on Supported Housing for Those In Need

Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

 A new report by the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law shows how the Americans with Disabilities Act has been a great tool and can continue to be a great tool for creating supported housing for individuals with mental illness. The report A Place of My Own: How the ADA is Creating Integrated Housing Opportunities for People with Mental Illnesses is broken into four parts.

It contains a brief history of deinstitutionalization, a listing of key community integration principles and related guidance issued by federal agencies including the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and a discussion of historical and current Olmstead settlement agreements.

Read the full report A Place of My Own


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