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  1. The Asthma Crisis in Low-Income Communities of Color: Using the Law as a Tool for Promoting Public Health, Alina Das, 31 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 273 (2007)

    This article demonstrates the vital role that legal advocacy can play in improving the public health of low-income and minority communities. Using the example of asthma, which disproportionately affects low-income communities, African Americans, and Latin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/14/2020 3:24pm

  2. The Legal Aid Safety Net: A Report on the Legal Needs of Low-Income Illinoisans, Chicago Bar Association et al.

    This report provides some support for advocates seeking to demonstrate the connection between access to legal services and address to essential services necessary to maintain health. It documents the need for legal assistance among low-income individuals ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/8/2020 3:50pm

  3. The Health of Homeless Adults in New York City, New York City Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene and Homeless Services (2005)

    This report discusses relationships between homelessness and health and puts them in context by studying the health of the homeless population in New York City. As the report notes, having physical illness and deteriorating mental health can contribute to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/14/2020 3:37pm

  4. Southern States Manifesto: Update 2008 HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the South, Southern AIDS Coalition

    This report is an update of the 2002 Southern States Manifesto, which described the disproportionate impact of the HIV epidemic on communities in the Southern states as well as the challenges those in the South face in working to address the HIV crisis. T ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/6/2021 2:57pm

  5. Franke v. Parkstone Living Center, Inc., Complaint, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, Lambda Legal

    Alleging violations of the Fair Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Arkansas Civil Rights Act, and the Arkansas Fair Housing Act, Lambda Legal filed this complaint on behalf of an HIV-positive man who was evicted from an assisted living ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/31/2016 10:07am

  6. McGary v. City of Portland, 386 F.3d 1259 (9th Cir. 2004)

    The Ninth Circuit found that a man had a viable case when he sued the City of Portland for failing to accommodate his disability by refusing to grant him additional time to clear debris from his yard. In this case, a man living with AIDS and several relat ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  7. Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) Short-term Housing Facilities Fact Sheet, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of HIV/AIDS Housing

    This one-page fact sheet outlines requirements for short-term housing facilities supported under the Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) program. Short-term facilities are intended to provide temporary shelter to eligible individuals to pre ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  8. Permanent Housing Placement Service Fact Sheet, Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of HIV/AIDS Housing

    This fact sheet briefly outlines eligible and ineligible expenses and recovery of deposits through the Permanent Housing Placement Service through the Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS program (HOPWA). The sheet also provides websites for further ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 2:57pm

  9. Short-Term Rent, Mortgage, and Utility (STRMU) Fact Sheet, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of HIV/AIDS Housing

    This fact sheet provides information on Short-Term Rent, Mortgage, and Utility (STRMU) Assistance through the Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) program. STRMU is time-limited housing assistance designed to prevent homelessness and increas ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 2:59pm

  10. Administering HOPWA Housing Assistance, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of HIV/AIDS Housing

    This fact sheet outlines the requirements for eligibility for the Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) program, as well as the steps that must be taken to confirm eligibility prior to administering aid through the program. Eligibility for th ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

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