Housing Crisis for Coloradans with Disabilities: Know Your Rights and Resources

A collaborative webinar by Colorado’s Developmental Disabilities Council, Disability Law Colorado, and JFK Partners: Colorado’s University Center of Excellence in Developmental Disabilities 

Thurs., June 22, 2023
1:00-3:00 PM (MT)

This presentation will cover an overview of housing issues faced by people with disabilities, as well as their rights in different types of housing, including the right to reasonable accommodations.  The presentation will also include information about resources to assist in finding housing, and an overview of recent legislation that has passed that is likely to impact people with disabilities regarding housing.

Learning objectives: 
- Gain knowledge about rights in different types of housing, including Regional Centers, Group Homes, Host Homes, and in apartments in the community. 
- Learn about recent legislation that has passed that may affect rights in housing.
- Learn about resources available to assist with finding housing.

Intended audience: Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and their family, allies, community partners, and all other interested parties. 

- Kelly McCullough, JD, Director of Legal Services, Disability Law Colorado
- Renee Payne, JD, Community Integration Specialist, Disability Law Colorado
- Jennifer Penhale, Parent and Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council Legislative and Public Policy Committee Co-Chair

1 - Housing PPT
2 - Host Home Fact Sheet
3 - Housing Legislation Update
4 - Housing Resources
5 - Housing Packet DLC 2022
6 - Housing White Paper CDDC
7 - Housing Transition: Where to Live After High School

Archived Webinar:

JFK Partners (SOM)

CU Anschutz

Education II South

13121 East 17th Avenue

Mail Stop C234

Aurora, CO 80045


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