Persons With Disabilities
Called the Weatherization Assistance for Low-Income Persons Program and referred to as Program #81.042 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, this program provides grants to insulate the dwellings of low-income persons, particularly the elderly, persons with disabilities, families with children, high residential energy users, and households with a high energy burden, in order to conserve needed energy and to aid those persons least able to afford higher utility costs. To locate your local office, contact Director, Office of Building Technology Assistance, Mail Stop EE-42, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Washington, DC 20585, 202-586-4074
Called the Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities Program and referred to as Program #14.181 in the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, this program provides for supportive housing for persons with disabilities. Capital advances may be used to construct, rehabilitate or acquire structures to be used as supportive housing for persons with disabilities. Project rental assistance is used to cover the difference between the HUD-approved operating costs of the project and the tenants’ contributions toward rent (30 percent of adjusted income). To identify if there are programs in your area, contact your local office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. If the local office does not know what you are talking about, contact the main office at: Office of Housing Assistants and Grants Administration, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC 20410, 202-708-3000.