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Housing Navigators

Housing Navigation is a focused, outcome oriented, and time limited service that helps people with I/DD who need or want to move to community based housing to obtain and maintain stable, long-term housing of their choice. Navigation services include:

1. Housing Start up services

2. Develop an individual housing action plan

3. Implement a housing action plan
   a. Finding a Home
   b. Coordinating a move

4. Housing sustainability plan and transition to ongoing service providers

    Housing crisis resolution                                                    

New York Alliance (formerly NYSACRA), with BIP funds, developed a comprehensive 10 week Housing Navigator course. The course provides essential knowledge and understanding of resources required to secure housing for people with I/DD and insight into how housing is funded, developed and sustained.  Currently there are 211 Housing Navigators throughout New York State.  To locate a Housing Navigator click the Find a Housing Navigator tab to get started!