Housing Stabilization Services (HSS) is a new Home and Community based Service (HCBS) that supports people with disabilities in finding housing; setting a basic living budget; creating natural community supports by connecting with landlords and neighbors; and assisting people with understanding the rules and responsibilities of a lease.
Goals of HSS is to:
- Support an individual’s transition into housing
- Increase long-term stability in housing in the community
- Avoid future periods of homelessness or institutionalization
We offer both Housing Transition and Housing Sustaining. Transition services are provided to those that need help plan for, find, and move into housing. Sustaining services are provided to those that need help maintain living in their current housing.
To qualify for HSS, you must meet the following criteria:
- 18 years of age and receiving Medical Assistance
- Have a disability or a disabling condition
- Be experiencing housing instability
- Have a need for services due to limitations caused by individual disability
Note: Admission into Placement Partners HSS program is subject to State of MN Department of Human Services (DHS) Eligibility Verification Review.
Documents needed for DHS Eligibility Verification Review:
- Professional statement of need, OR
- Medical opinion form, OR
- Proof of recipient of SSI or SSDI
- MN Choices Assessment, OR
- Long term Care Coordination Plan, OR
- Coordinated Entry Assessment
HSS program will be available starting on July 20th, 2020.
Housing Access Coordination program participants may transit into the new HSS program at the time of waiver renewal.