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Disabled Rent Increase Exemption
BY HOUSING COLUMNISTS DANIEL STERN AND ELIZABETH PETERSON, HOUSING CONSULTANTS WITH THE CENTER FOR URBAN COMMUNITY SERVICES
"DRIE exempts people with disabilities from future rent increases as long as their rent is more than one-third of the household's disposable income."

Our Past, Present and Future Housing Needs
BY DANIEL J. STERN, HOUSING CONSULTATION COORDINATOR/TRAINER, AND ELIZABETH PETERSON, SENIOR HOUSING CONSULTANT, CENTER FOR URBAN COMMUNITY SERVICES

"There are many ways you can take part in the NY/NY III campaign."

How to Access Supportive Housing for Individuals With Psychiatric Diagnoses

By LAUREN BHOLAI-PARENTI, Policy Analyst, and DANIEL STERN, Housing Consultant, CUCS
"... think about supportive housing in terms of a spectrum of services, costs and living arrangements."

Supportive Housing Options in NYC, Part 1
By LAUREN BHOLAI-PARETI and DANIEL STERN
"New York City currently offers a well-developed continuum of supportive housing options for people over 18 years of age with psychiatric disabilities"

Supportive Housing Options in NYC, Part 2
By LAUREN BHOLAI-PARETI and DANIEL STERN
"For more information or for assistance with applying to mental health housing, call the Residential Placement Management System at the Center for Urban Community Services (212) 801-3333"

Accessing Mental Health Housing through SPOA
By Columnists LAUREN BHOLAI-PARETI, and DANIEL STERN
"The SPOA project uses a centralized database to connect eligible mental health consumers with appropriate vacancies in Brooklyn's mental health housing system."

Consumers' Rights When Applying to Licenced Mental Health Housing
By Columnists LAUREN BHOLAI-PARETI, Policy Analyst, and DANIEL STERN
"All supportive housing programs that serve people with mental illness operate under rules and regulations. However, different sets of regulations apply to different models of housing, depending on who licenses or funds the program."

Consumers' Rights When Applying to Licensed Mental Health Housing
By DANIEL STERN and VUKA STRICEVIC

"If a resident is hospitalized, providers should contact the hospital inpatient staff, the resident, and other collateral contacts to plan for the return of the resident upon discharge. The provider must hold the resident's bed for at least 45 days of such hospitalization..."

Mental Health Housing Included in the Proposed New York State Executive Budget
By DANIEL STERN AND VUKA STRICEVIC

"The Governor included $65 million to be used to build housing for individuals leaving State facilities and adult homes, as well as for homeless mentally ill people."

Mitchell-Lama Housing
By DANIEL J. STERN and VUKA STRICEVIC

".Mitchell-Lama housing is not a model of mental health housing, rather it is simply publicly subsidized housing and does not include any on-site supportive services [such as case management]."

Supportive Housing: Common Questions
" I am thinking about applying for supportive housing - what are the differences between Community Care-level housing and Level II housing? How do I know which model is right for me?"

Now That You Have Housing.
BY DANIEL J. STERN, HOUSING CONSULTATION COORDINATOR/TRAINER, AND ELIZABETH PETERSON, SENIOR HOUSING CONSULTANT, CENTER FOR URBAN COMMUNITY SERVICES

".sometimes maintaining housing can be just as hard as finding it."

 


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