Assisted Living in Federal Facilities

History: P.A. 01-02 (June Special Session) - In 2001, an aassisted living demonstration program was created for up to four (4) United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Section 202 or Section 236 elderly housing developments.

Purpose: The demonstration program was designed to provide assisted living services to existing tenants in HUD Section 202 or Section 236 housing to preclude premature institutionalization.

Source of Funding: General Fund

Process: The Commissioner established criteria for making disbursements which include, but are not limited to: (1) size of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Section 202 and Section 236 elderly housing developments; (2) geographic locations in which the developments are located; (3) anticipated social and health value to the resident population; (4) each Section 202 and Section 236 housing development's designation as a managed residential community, as defined in section 19-13-D105 of the regulations of Connecticut state agencies; and (5) the potential community development benefit to the relevant municipality. Such criteria may specify who may apply for grants, the geographic locations determined to be eligible for grants, and the eligible costs for which a grant may be made. Multiple properties with overlapping board membership or ownership may be considered a single applicant.

Statutory Link: Connecticut General Statutes, Chapter 133, Section 8-206e

Regulatory Link: Not Applicable