Housing Out of Reach for Many with Disabilities

June 22, 2011

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In a report from the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities and the Technical Assistance Collaborative, researchers compared average monthly SSI payments in 2010 with the fair market housing rate for small apartments in cities across the country as determined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. They found deep disparities between income and cost of living for those with disabilities.