• Housing: Creative Solutions, Options and Challenges

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    Name: Housing: Creative Solutions, Options and Challenges
    Date: October 6, 2016
    Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    This seminar is intended for special needs persons, and/or their families, who are about to need housing or are having difficulties with current housing arrangements.
    We will start with a lecture format that will provide practical tools you can use, and an overview of benefits programs, including:
    • Special needs trusts
    • Section 8
    • Miscellaneous benefits (e.g. fuel assistance, SNAP, etc.)
    • AFC
    • FANNIE MAE financing program and HUD financing options
    • Person-centered planning
    • DDS MASSCAP tool
    • Sample housing models
    • Financial (DDS funding, life insurance, SSI/SSDI/DAC)
    This will be followed by a panel discussion on ideas that have worked/not worked, and why:
    • Successes to copy
    • Lessons not to be repeated
    Presented by attorneys Frederick M. Misilo, Jr. and Theresa M. Varnet
    Hosted by: Fletcher Tilton PC, Attorneys at Law
    Co-sponsored by:
    • Autism Speaks
    • Advocates, Inc.
    • Advocates for Autism of Massachusetts (AFAM)
    • Miller Mortgage, LLC
    • Friends Or Relatives With Autism and Related Disabilities (FORWARD)
    • Horace Mann Education Associates (HMEA)
    Courtyard Marriott Marlborough, 75 Felton Street, Marlborough, MA 01752
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, October 6, 2016  |  8:00 am-12:00 pm
    Contact Information:
    Celia MacPherson at 508-459-8095
    This is a complimentary seminar which includes breakfast.
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