Making homes more accessible
The Amy Young Barrier Removal program is funded through the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. We remodel homes to make them more accessible for disabled individuals.
AMY YOUNG BARRIER REMOVAL PROGRAM
Requirements of program:
One person in the household must be disabled
House needs to appraise around $30,000.00
House needs to meet minimum quality of living standards
No foundation issues
The electrical is in good condition
Plumbing is decent, running water, no septic problems
Roof is in stable condition
We can do light repairs if money allows
No MHU’s, (mobile home units)
What we do:
Modify home for accessibility, remodel bathrooms, flooring, widen doorways, install ramps and grab bars.
We can do minimal health and safety work, but majority needs to be accessibility.
What we need:
Complete application on file
All forms from checklist must be on file
Certification of disability
If Social Security award letter doesn’t have DI in the top right corner we need disability form filled out by doctor.
There is about a year waiting list for the program. If we do not have all the information and forms we need, they won’t be put on the waiting list until they do. We do not have any type of emergency funding.
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