Independent older adult smilingIndividuals and organizations that are creating quality housing opportunities for Pennsylvanians can be nominated for the Commonwealth’s 2010 Supportive Housing Award.

The award – sponsored by the Departments of Public Welfare and Aging and the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency – recognizes significant efforts to increase the availability of supportive housing in Pennsylvania, which is defined as housing that is:

  • Safe and secure;
  • Affordable to its target population (not exceeding 30-percent of monthly household income);
  • Capable of coordinating readily available, flexible and responsive services in the community;
  • Accessible to older adults, those with disabilities and those with low incomes.

For more information on the award, e-mail ra-housingaward@state.pa.us. To access an application go to: www.phfa.org/forms/press_releases/current/2010_Supportive_Housing_Award.pdf

Source: PHFA September 2010 Quick Connection

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