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
Average Median Income
for an adult with IDD
Average Rent in Charlotte
(Charlotte Observer March 2018)
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) THE INDIETREE SOLUTION
Affordable rent is $3,000/year.