THE CAMPAIGN TO BUILD SUPPORTIVE HOUSING FOR ADULTS WITH INTELLECTUAL & DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES

The affordable housing crisis directly impacts
adults with special needs and their families.

#1 Housing is the number 1 concern for families who have adult children with disabilities. Learn More
70% 7 out of 10 of adults with disabilities live with their parents. Learn More
15% 15 percent of our overall population has an intellectual or developmental disability. Learn More

26,112

Adults ages 18-64 with
Intellectual Developmental Disabilities
in Mecklenburg County.

1,000

total beds available (these beds are already full)

Mecklenberg county stats

$21, 509/year
Average Median Income

for an adult with IDD

$13, 824/year
Average Rent in Charlotte

(Charlotte Observer March 2018)

$6, 612/year
Affordable Rent - 30%

(Department of Housing and Urban Development)

Our surrounding counties have similar stats:

  • Cabarrus County: 9,869
  • Gaston County: 18,503
  • Iredell County: 10,730
  • Union County: 11,707

Maximum government benefit is $9,000 per year. (Supplemental Security Income)
Affordable rent is $3,000/year.

THE INDIETREE SOLUTION