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
Thursday, June 22, 2023
1:00 – 3:00 p.m. (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.
- 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 families, 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
Accommodations, including closed captioning and Spanish interpretation, may be requested during registration. Accommodation requests should be submitted no later than June 12, 2023.
Registration: Please click here
Questions may be directed to Christine.Cook@cuanschutz.edu.