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Housing Market Guide
The A Place in the World Supportive Housing Market Guide provides terms and definitions for supportive housing and service delivery models targeting autistic adults and others with I/DD. Neuro-Inclusive Utah will use these terms as a foundation, thus it may be helpful to review and explore models described using the terms.
Finding Community-Based Services
Finding Affordable Rental Housing
Unfortunately, there is not enough affordable housing to meet the demand. Public Housing Authorities (PHA) across Utah offer rental subsidies when available to help make housing affordable for people who have low incomes. This list includes properties who are required to have affordable rental units.
Learn About Trusts & Conservatorship
For those who need help managing their money and/or assets, there are tools that can help prevent exploitation and keep assets safe while maintaining public benefits. Learn more from this video series on the Autism Housing Network.
Utah Housing Corporation offers counseling, lending and down-payment assistance for those who have low incomes and need help purchasing a home.
The Arc Center for Future Planning helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families think about and plan for their future. The website offers a great walk-through tool.
Connect to Local Resources
To get assistance understanding local funds or help filling out forms, contact your local Center for Independent Living. This is a federally funded program that requires at least 50% of staff to have lived experience to assist others.
Safely Save Money
ABLE Utah helps individuals with disabilities and their families save money while preserving their SSI and Medicaid by creating an ABLE Account (Achieving a Better Life Experience).
Home Modifications for Accessibility
Different organizations in Utah provide assistance with making a home accessible to a resident with disabilities. Check out this list for resources near you.
The Utah Assistive Technology Program at the Institute for Disability Research, Policy and Practice at Utah State University provides assessment, recommendation, and documentation to assist with funding justification of the need for assistive technology.
Get Legal Help
The Disability Law Center is a federally funded program that enforces and advances the legal rights, opportunities, and choices of Utahns with disabilities.
Accommodations in the Workplace
The Job Accommodations Network offers a resource database, toolkit and and information for both employees and employers about accomodations related to the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Help with Doing Taxes
Tax Help Utah provides free tax return preparation throughout Utah in partnership with the IRS if your income is less than $35,000 as a single adult or $57,000 if filing as a family household.
Employee Assistance Services
Utah Department of Workforce Services employees assist individuals in preparing for and finding jobs, meeting workforce needs of Utah businesses, administering temporary assistance, and providing economic data and analysis.
Save on Phone and Internet Services
Lifeline is a federal program dedicated to making phone and internet service more affordable for low-income households. This benefit provides eligible consumers with a monthly discount of up to $9.25. Consumers living on Tribal lands are eligible for an enhanced discount of up to $34.25 per month.
Find Evaluation Providers
The Utah Department of Health and Human Services has a helpful list of autism evaluation providers in Utah. You can view accepted insurance plans and age ranges that they see.