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These organizations and programs assist with locating adequate housing, helping with modifying already existing homes and possibly providing financial options to homeowners.

Florida Housing - Special Needs Housing Website

To find housing opportunities, people with special housing needs or their service providers have several resources available to them within Florida Housing Finance Corporation.

Please visit the Florida Housing’s Special Needs Website for more.

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST)

FAAST works with consumers, family members, caregivers, providers and agencies to ensure that individuals with disabilities continue to benefit from assistive technology as they move between home, school, work and the community.

FAAST is a non-profit organization funded by the US Department of Education through the Assistive Technology Act of 2004, Rehabilitation Services Administration (RSA), private foundations and individuals.

A home that fits your needs is the ultimate piece of assistive technology.


Contact FAAST

Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology
325 John Knox Road, Building 400, Suite 402
Tallahassee, Florida 32303
(850) 487-3278, (888) 788-9216,  FAX: (850) 487-2805


SNAP for Seniors

SNAP for Seniors is a free online senior housing information source that lists housing providers and vacancies. SNAP for Seniors:

  • Lists all of the estimated 65,000 housing providers, not just those that pay for placement or advertising, and updates its database with licensed facilities and independent living communities.
  • Indicates housing providers that have vacancies within a geographic area.
  • Directly matches a senior’s specific lifestyle and care level needs with facilities.

For more information visit

SNAPforSeniors, Inc.®
1904 Third Avenue, Suite 106
Seattle, WA 98101

Phone:  (888) 651-7627

Fax:  (206) 350-6965


Reverse Mortgages

Reverse mortgages are a special type of home loan that lets a homeowner convert the equity in his/her home into cash.

For more information please visit the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Reverse Mortgages for Seniors webpage.