Housing Publications

2016 Community Housing Summit

The brochure highlights feedback from a Community Housing Summit held in Columbus, Ohio on September 28, 2016. The comments provide terrific insight on how our communities are addressing community housing issues. Published December 2016.

How Do We Solve Ohio's DD Housing Crisis? By Demanding a Seat at the Table!

This brochure documents how one of DD Council's grantees implemented a program to assist county boards of developmental disabilities with securing funds outside of the traditional sources for housing.Twelve county boards around Ohio participated in the grantees program and have seen a remarkable improvement in finding funding and securing vouchers for the individuals they serve. Our hope is that other county boards will take advantage of this program so that more of the individuals served in Ohio can live independently. Published September 2016.

Perceived Value of Visitable Housing in Ohio

A report prepared by Dr. Jack Nasar of The Ohio State University in collaboration with the Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center. The report's findings  show that accessible housing features, known as Visitability, are preferred by consumers and add to a home’s value. Published June 2015.