Louisiana received an $8.25 million award through HUD’s Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities Program. Pictured are Eric Gammons, Acadiana Regional Coalition on Homelessness & Housing, Nicole Sweazy, Louisiana Housing Corporation, Hugh Eley, Office of Aging & Adult Services & Dan Carmen, HUD New Orleans Field Office.
The Frank Melville Supportive Housing Investment Act of 2010 modernized and reformed HUD's Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities Program, creating the opportunity to develop thousands of new permanent supportive housing units integrated within affordable housing properties every year. Learn More
The creation of more integrated supportive housing options
using innovative systems-level approaches is consistent with the
U.S. Supreme Court's Olmstead decision and recent federal
initiatives that offer states the opportunity to increase community
living options for people with disabilities.