More than a Home: How Affordable Housing for New Yorkers Living With HIV/AIDS Will Prevent Homelessness, Improve Health and Reduce Costs

More than a Home: How Affordable Housing for New Yorkers Living With HIV/AIDS Will Prevent Homelessness, Improve Health and Reduce Costs

A report from VOCAL-NY and the Community Development Project of the Urban Justice Center calls for New York state to bring its HIV/AIDS housing assistance in line with other low-income housing programs in the state, by requiring tenants to pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Currently, tenants receiving aid under the NYC HIV/AIDS Services Administration pay upwards of 70% of their disability income for housing, often forgoing other basic needs such as medical care.

PUBLICATION DATE: 2013
LOCATION: New York City, NY, USA