Announcing the Housing Capacity Building Initiative for Community Living Website

Posted by Pam Blanton on January 7, 2011

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is pleased to announce the launch of the new Housing Capacity Building Initiative for Community Living website. The website provides details on this milestone initiative which unites the Departments of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and Health and Human Services (HHS), under the CMS Money Follows the Person (MFP) Rebalancing Demonstration.

The goal of the initiative is to better assist elderly Americans and those with chronic conditions, who are at risk of being or are currently institutionalized, in finding suitable housing and to live more independent lives. The initiative aims to create a sustainable, collaborative system between housing and human services agencies to achieve this goal.

The site is specifically designed for:  Federal, State and Local agency representatives, Service Providers, Policymakers, Consumers, and others interested in providing: Housing, Medicaid Services, healthcare and support services for community living options.  READ MORE

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