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Access to Home for Medicaid Recipients

Access to Home for Medicaid Recipients
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Overview

Grant funds may be used to assist homeowners to complete accessibility modifications to adapt or retrofit homes for persons with disabilities. Rehabilitation activities reimbursable by grant funds may only include accessibility modifications designed to address the needs of the person with disabilities or substantial difficulty with daily living activity due to aging. Examples include: wheelchair ramps and lifts, handrails, doorway widening, and roll-in showers.

Eligible Applicants

Eligible program administrator applicants are not-for-profit corporations and municipalities throughout New York State. Not-for-profit and municipal awardees provide assistance to eligible participants.

Eligible Participants

Eligible participants are individuals that meet the three criteria below:

  • Income at or below 80 percent of area median income (120 percent of area median income for veterans who are certified by the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs or the Department of Defense as entitled to receive disability payments for a disability incurred in time of war);
  • Individual has a disability or have substantial difficulty with daily living activities due to aging; and
  • The individual is a Medicaid recipient.

The assisted residential unit must be the primary, permanent residence of the eligible participant. The primary residence may be owner-occupied or a rental unit. Applicants proposing to assist rental units must ensure that Access to Home for Medicaid Recipient funds are not used to replace other resources available to building owners. Owners of rental units who are obligated to provide accessibility improvements as a condition of receiving other governmental assistance may not use Access to Home for Medicaid funds to pay for those improvements.

Eligible Activities

Grant funds may be used to assist homeowners to complete accessibility modifications to adapt or retrofit homes for persons with disabilities. Rehabilitation activities reimbursable by grant funds may only include accessibility modifications designed to address the needs of the person with disabilities or substantial difficulty with daily living activity due to aging. Examples include: wheelchair ramps and lifts, handrails, doorway widening, and roll-in showers.

Forms & Documents

Program Manual

Funding Round Materials

State Housing Resources Funding Opportunities

The Housing Trust Fund Corporation (HTFC), through its Office of Community Renewal (OCR), will accept applications for 2018 New York State funding for the housing programs identified below. Applications must be submitted through the Community Development Online (CDOL) system no later than 4:00 PM, EST, Monday, April 1, 2019.

 

Funding Round Materials:

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

Request for Applications (RFA)

Community Development Online(CDOL) Application system

CDOL Application Instructions

Register for February 28, 2019 Application Training Webinar here

Resources