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FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions


Housing



For a quick link to the FAQ of your choice on the topic of Housing click on the question below.

Accessible/Subsidized Housing

Assisted Living

Buying Home

  • I am looking for financial assistance to buy a home. Are there any programs for people with disabilities?
  • Financial Assistance

    Group Homes, Resident Homes

    Home Modifications

    Legislation and Rights

    Planning

    Wisconsin Apartment Rental


    Accessible/Subsidized Housing

    Q: Where can I find information on and assistance in finding accessible and/or subsidized housing?

    Assisted Living

    Q: Where can I find assisted living for the younger disabled?

    Q: Where can one find tips on choosing an assisted living facility?

    Q: Where can I find more information on assisted living?

    Buying Home

    Q: I am looking for financial assistance to buy a home. Are there any programs for people with disabilities?

    Financial Assistance

    Q: My property taxes have increased to the point of where I can no longer afford to pay them. Are there any programs that offer assistance in paying for property taxes?

    Q: I need assistance in paying for my utility and phone bills. Are there any assistance programs that can help me pay these bills?

    Group Homes/Resident Homes

    Q:How do I find a Group Home or Resident Home for my adult child?

    Home Modifications

    Q:As an individual in a wheelchair, how do I go about modifying my home for a wheelchair accessible ramp?

    Q: As an individual in a wheelchair, can I request modifications be made to my rental unit so to accommodate my disability?

    Legislation and Rights

    Q: I feel I may have been discriminated against because of my disability when I was looking for housing. What are my rights? Can I file a complaint?

    Planning

    Q: How soon should you start planning for the housing needs of your disabled child?

    Wisconsin Apartment Rental

    Q: I have recently been asked to vacate my apartment, but I have lost my income and am waiting for disability? What can I do?

    Q: What is the difference between public housing, Section 8 housing and subsidized housing?

    Q: I am desperately looking to move out of an apartment and looking for accessible low income housing.


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