Carbon City

City Studies

Carbon City

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

Urban Investigations

Talking Trash: Throwing Out the Big Apple

Pass It On!

Making Policy Public

Pass It On!

Keep Your Family's Home

Public Access Design

Keep Your Family's Home

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Making Policy Public

Figuring Out Health Insurance

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Urban Investigations

Are You Ready for a Ruckus?

Print What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?

Choosing where to live, who to live with, and how to live one’s life are basic rights. But for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/D) it can be particularly difficult to access those rights. In the past, living with family or in group homes may have been the only option, and many people aren’t aware of the different funding and supports available to help them live on their own. Even more challenging, applying for and finding the right housing is a complicated process that can take a long time.

To help people with ID/D understand their options for living independently in New York State, CUP worked with AHRC-NYC and design studio Second Marriage to create What Does It Mean To Live In My Own Place?, an illustrated, fill-in-the-blanks guide. The foldout poster helps people with ID/D understand their housing rights and address their questions on living independently. The guide also serves as a planning workbook to be filled out by people with ID/D and their supporters when they are preparing to live independently, complete with a list of resources on funding and where to get help.

Yours to Keep

Making Policy Public

Yours to Keep

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Urban Investigations

Stand Clear of the Rising Fares

Museumopolis

Urban Investigations

Museumopolis

Is Your Landlord Harassing You or Your Neighbors?

Envisioning Development

Is Your Landlord Harassing You or Your Neighbors?

A Fair Chance

Making Policy Public

A Fair Chance

Government in Plain Sight

City Studies

Government in Plain Sight

Space Jam

Urban Investigations

Space Jam

The Water Underground

Urban Investigations

The Water Underground