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Everyone Deserves a Place to Call Home

Maryland Inclusive Housing Corporation’s (MIH) mission is to help people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) successfully access and maintain inclusive, affordable, and accessible housing of their choice by creating opportunities, identifying resources, connecting people, and providing services.

People with IDD want to live in their own homes, and they want to have a say in who they live with and where they live. Separating housing ownership/control from residential and support services is a stated goal of the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA).

This movement of services away from provider owned and operated group homes to supported living arrangements in which the individual owns or rents his or her own home is motivated by two major forces in the IDD field of services. The philosophy of self-determination advocates for individuals and their families to have more control over their lives—and this includes housing. 

The second force is the changing policy of Medicaid. Medicaid has recently published settings standards, which advocates for individuals to receive services in settings which do not isolate the individual from the larger society, although group homes are still allowed under these rules, it encourages the movement toward supported living. The second change at Medicaid is the unbundling of services, and with that unbundling comes a clarification that Medicaid does not pay for the cost of housing.

If service provider owned or rented group homes are not viable housing options for the future, what are affordable and accessible housing options for people with IDD? This is the problem that MIH proposes to solve.

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MIH partners with other agencies that offer Housing Support Services by providing training and professional networking.


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MIH partners with agencies that provide all types of Residential Services, Community Support Services (CCS) and Housing Support Services (HSS).


Housing Advocacy

MIH advocates for additional affordable and accessible housing for adults with developmental disabilities.

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Affordable and accessible housing resources,  DDA & Medicaid policy, and examples of innovative housing arrangements in Maryland

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Latest News

MIH Staff, Board of Directors & Partners Meet at Strategic Planning Retreat

On May 19, the Maryland Inclusive Housing (MIH) staff, Board of Directors and other strategic partners met for a strategic planning retreat, hosted by the UMBC Center for Leadership & Innovation in Columbia, Md. The group participated in activities that helped determine how MIH will create a future that ensure its growing impact and sustained alignment with its mission going forward.

“With three brand new members on staff, MIH has committed even further to its goals” said executive director Tim Wiens. “It was important for our staff and Board to get together and brainstorm how we can most efficiently work towards our mission of helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities successfully access and maintain inclusive, affordable and accessible housing of their choice. Our strategic planning meeting was an excellent opportunity to do exactly that.”

MIH begins strategic plan development

MIH has partnered with the Center for Leadership and Innovation of UMBC to develop a strategic plan which will guide us over the coming years. The purpose of the strategic plan is to insure that as we grow, we are in line with our mission and vision. Read all about what CLI said at our kickoff this week.

Upcoming Events

Housing Support Services Training

Maryland Inclusive Housing is offering DDA approved housing support services training series beginning April 26, 2022. Register for this training at EventBrite