Resources abound on affordable housing, housing assistance programs, accessible design for the disabled and elderly, healthy aging and healthy, livable communities. This Blueprint will summarize and synthesize these diverse sectors into a concise report and set of recommendations to facilitate more elder-friendly and affordable housing solutions to foster positive aging in place and optimal quality of life for elder Floridians.
The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council’s mission is to advocate and promote meaningful participation in all aspects of life for Floridians with developmental disabilities. The FDDC partnered with the Florida Housing Coalition to produce this resource guide, which provides housing options for individuals with developmental disabilities, financing for those housing options, home renovation information, as well as an extensive county-by-county directory of resources.
The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council recognizes the need for additional affordable housing in Florida. It has formed a partnership with the Florida Housing Coalition to create this report, which provides recommendations, best practice models, and policy considerations to inform the FDDC’s future housing advocacy efforts.