Balancing the Sound Rationale for Smoke-Free Housing with Tenant Concerns

Share List Webinar: Balancing the Sound Rationale for Smoke-Free Housing with Tenant Concerns With the new HUD rule requiring that all public housing go smoke free, both public housing authorities and other housing providers are adopting and implementing smoke free policies.   Technical assistance is available to housing providers through the Health Promotion Council and other…

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Webinar: Integrating Health and Wellness in Supportive Services Programs

Share List Webinar: Integrating Health and Wellness in Supportive Services Programs Delivering on-site health and wellness services to residents in affordable housing communities can be a cost-effective alternative to residents going without: due to costs (copays), transportation challenges and coordination with family members. Supportive housing can improve access to health care by offering on-site health…

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Housing as Health Campaign Update: From PA’s History of Medicaid to Current State & Campaign Activity

Share List Join this webinar to hear about updates from the Pennsylvania Health Access Network (PHAN) and their Housing as Health Campaign. This webinar will provide a brief introduction to individuals who are interested in joining this campaign about Medicaid and its programs in Pennsylvania. After a brief introduction to Medicaid programs in Pennsylvania and…

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Assistive Technology & the Internet of Things: How to Create a Smart Home for Individuals with Disabilities and Seniors

Share List March 23rd, 2018 There is a new type of assistive technology known as smart technology that can make it possible for people with disabilities and seniors to live and work more independently. These devices connect wirelessly (the Internet of Things) and can control lights, fans, televisions, thermostats, access to the front door, and…

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06Mar

In Southcentral PA, Low-Income Residents are At Risk As Personal Care Homes Rapidly Close

Share List If Xavier Hunter’s personal care home shuts down, about 30 people might find themselves with no place to live. That nightmare, he says, might be just one day away. It could be because his hot water boiler finally kicks. Maybe a new resident brings in bedbugs requiring costly fumigation. Or perhaps simply not enough of his tenants…

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Feb

Nine National Foundations Commit to Invest $4.9 Million in Campaign to Ensure all Americans Have Stable Housing

Share List Nine of the nation’s largest private foundations have joined forces in a commitment to end housing instability in America. The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Ford Foundation, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The JPB Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, Melville Charitable Trust, and Oak…

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