Monthly News & Updates
February 2017 

I'm sure you all recall the events of December 2, 2015, at Inland Regional Center.  As news of the terrorist attack rolled out, I remember feeling helpless and very concerned for the safety of our colleagues at CA Housing Foundation.  Thankfully, our friends were safe, but they were left to deal with the terrible aftermath.  
Please take a moment to read Steve's article.  Its been a little over a year, and CHF has made much progress moving forward at Inland Regional Center.

Click here to read the article
LHA Housing Thought Leaders Spring 2017 Conference

March 30 and 31, 2017, join LHA and other agencies like DDS, State Council, The Arc, HCD to create a statewide housing plan for people with I/DD.

The conference will be held at the Sierra Health Foundation in Sacramento.

Register here

Dinner March 30th is at Frank Fats in Sacramento     

*Donations and Sponsorships gladly accepted for this event
Department of Housing and Community Development

HCD has released the California Housing Future Challenges and Opportunities a Statewide Housing Assessment. Follow the link below for information and to provide comments:

California's Housing Future: Challenges and Opportunities

Housing and Community Development is accepting comments on this draft plan until March 4, 2017.  Note Appendix A addresses people with disabilities.
HCBS Final Rule Information from DDS

DDS has provided a fact sheet regarding the HCBS final rule as it relates to residential and non-residential settings, day programs and other types of day-type services and employment options and work programs.

LHA Membership Options
There are three levels of membership: Member or Partner or Affiliate

Spread the word and ask other housing agencies or developers or other organizations that might be interested in joining LHA.