Housing Subsidies: Difficult to Impossible To Get

Written By: Melissa Lopez-Robles, B.B.A. – Housing Specialist A housing subsidy is a form of economic assistance sponsored by the government. It is aimed towards alleviating housing costs and expenses for needy people with very low or low to moderate income. This is also known as “Affordable Housing”. Although subsidies...

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HOW I SPENT THE ADA’S 25th BIRTHDAY

By Executive Director, Mel Tanzman July 26th was the twenty fifth anniversary and around the nation we celebrated, commemorated and most importantly rededicated ourselves to the principles of civil rights, independent living and greater opportunity for people with disabilities. I joined over three thousand marchers on July 12th for New...

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My Election Day Experience

Mel Tanzman, Executive Director Today is Election Day and I set out this morning to perform my duty as a citizen. My disability does not necessitate my utilizing the accessible voting machine, known as the “Ballot Marking Devise”, however, I was challenged to use it to experience the barriers a...

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