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Videos Highlighting People in the Settlement Agreement Population Living in Their Own Homes

These videos show people living in the community, and can help you learn about different ways that individuals and families can use housing resources and supportive services to live in a home of their own. Please click here to access the videos.

My Own Home Guidebook

This guidebook has information about housing options, resources, and the key steps to take when planning a move to your own home. Please click here to download the guidebook.

Regional Housing Information Sessions and Housing Tours

Click on this link to find out about upcoming workshops and open houses in your region where people can learn more about independent housing options. Currently there are no information sessions or tours scheduled.

DDS Housing Team Contact Information

Are you or someone you know thinking about living on their own and have questions about how to begin the process of obtaining housing? There are housing experts across the state of Virginia to help answer your questions. Please click here for the DBHDS Housing Team's contact information.


Innovative, Family-Driven Housing Arrangements

This guide features profiles of different independent housing arrangements that families have developed for individuals with developmental disabilities by leveraging personal resources with public resources that fund housing and/or services. Please click here to access the Creative Housing Approaches Guide.

Regional Housing Information Sessions and Housing Tours

Click on this link to find out about upcoming workshops and open houses in your region where people can learn more about independent housing options. Currently there are no information sessions or tours scheduled.

Are you or some you know planning to live in your own home and have questions about housing? There are housing experts across the state of Virginia to help you answer your questions. Please click here for their contact information.

My Own Home Guidebook

This guidebook has information about housing options, resources, and the key steps to take when planning a move to your own home. Please click here to download the guidebook.


Housing Choice Voucher Admissions Preference/Set-aside

Please click here to learn more about the housing choice voucher program’s admission preference that can help people in the Settlement Agreement population afford to pay for rent.

State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP)

Please click here to learn more about the SRAP program that can help people in the Settlement Agreement population afford to pay for rent.

DBHDS Housing Resource Referral

Click here to download the form required to access housing resources made available specifically for the Settlement Agreement Population. Referrals will only be accepted by the individual’s CSB Support Coordinator or private case manager under contract with a Comnunity Services Board.

My Own Home Guidebook

This guidebook has information about housing options, resources, and the key steps to take when planning a move to your own home. Please click here to download the guidebook.

Flexible Funds

Click here to learn more about money that may be available to help people in the Settlement Agreement population access rental housing.


Housing Search Resources

If you or someone that you know are searching for housing, there are tools and resources to help. Please click here to access housing search tools.

My Own Home Guidebook

This guidebook has information about housing options, resources, and the key steps to take when searching for your own home. Please here to download the guidebook


DDS Housing Team Contact Information

If you have questions about applying, leasing, or moving into housing? There are housing experts across the state of Virginia to help you answer questions about housing. Please click here to access contact information for the DBHDS Housing Team..

Flexible Funds

Please click here to learn about money available to help people in the Settlement Agreement population move into their own homes.

Housing Rights

Are you worried you are not being treated fairly during the rental application and leasing process? Please click here for resources on fair housing and landlord-tenant laws.

My Own Home Guidebook

This guidebook has information about housing options, resources, and the key steps to take when planning a move to your own home. Please click here to download the guidebook.


DDS Housing Team Contact Information

Have questions about maintaining your housing? There are housing experts across the state of Virginia to help you answer questions about housing. Please click here to access contact information for the DBHDS Housing Team

Flexible Funds

Click here to learn more about money that may be available to help people in the Settlement Agreement population if they are at risk of losing their housing.

My Own Home Guidebook

This guidebook has information about housing options, resources, and the key steps to take to maintain your own home. Please click here to download the guidebook.

Housing Rights

Are you worried you are not being treated fairly while living in rental housing? Click here for resources on fair housing and landlord-tenant laws.

How to be a Successful Renter

Learn about your lease agreement, security deposit, renter rights and responsibilities, and the right way to end your lease. Please click here for more information