Housing Stabilization Services

Housing Stabilization Services is a Medical Assistance benefit to help people with disabilities,
including mental illness and substance use disorder, and seniors find and keep housing.
Housingcare Inc supports people with disabilities to live, work, and play in communities of their
choice. Various challenges and barriers can make it hard to find housing, budget, interact with
landlords and neighbors, and understand the rules of a lease.
Housingcare Inc will support you with consultation, transition and sustaining services.


Covered Services:

  • Assisting the person to access documentation required for Housing Stabilization services eligibility if the person doesn’t have a case manager
  • Developing a Housing Focused Person-Centered Plan based on assessment outcomes
  • Supporting the person in identifying their strengths, needs and wants in housing.
  • Supporting the person to make an informed choice in their housing transition or sustaining provider
  • Offering resource information for services that support non-housing related goals as identified in the person-centered planning process
  • Coordinating with other service providers currently working with the person


Covered Services:

  • Supporting the person to apply for benefits to retain housing
  • Advocating with community resources to prevent eviction when housing is at risk and maintain person’s safety
  • Continued training on being a good tenant, lease compliance, and household
  • Working with property manager or landlord to promote housing retention


Covered Services:

  • Supporting the person in applying for benefits to afford their housing, including helping the person determine which benefits they may be eligible for.
  • Assisting the person with the housing search and application process.
  • Contacting possible housing options for the person
  • Helping the person find funding for deposits
  • Helping the person organize their move
  • Identifying resources to cover moving expenses