Since 1997, Housing Choice Vouchers (HCVs) have been awarded under different special purpose voucher program types to serve non-elderly persons with disabilities (NED):
- Category 1 vouchers enable non-elderly persons or families with disabilities to access affordable housing on the private market. Awards for Category 1 vouchers were announced on October 1, 2010. 4,321 vouchers were awarded to 46 PHAs in 19 states, Washington, DC, and Puerto Rico. Category 1 Press Announcement with list of PHAs.
- Category 2 vouchers enable non-elderly persons with disabilities currently residing in nursing homes or other healthcare institutions to transition into the community. Awards for Category 2 vouchers were announced on January 6, 2011 and became effective February 1, 2011. 948 vouchers were awarded to 28 PHAs in 15 states. Category 2 Press Announcement with list of PHAs.
For more information on NED Category 2 vouchers, please visit the NED Category 2 FAQs page.
NED FAQs: Provides questions and answers related to all NED vouchers
NED Category 2 FAQs: Provides questions and answers specifically for NED Category
Collier County Housing Authority offers Category 2 NED Vouchers.