Interior design solutions for multiple generations living in the same home, aging or living in place, physical limitations,
or living with a chronic disease are my specialty. Below are a few resources to help you accomplish your home goals.
Independence Now Provides home modifications, vehicle modifications and/or assistive technology services to eligible individuals with significant disabilities to achieve the goal of living independently in the community.
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Offers zero percent interest, deferred loans for a term of 30 years or grants to finance accessibility related improvements for the homes of seniors.
Independent Living Tax Credit Act Creates a tax credit up to $5,000 per taxpayer against the State income tax for an individual that incurs qualified expenses to renovate an existing home with accessibility and universal visitability features to assist individuals with disabilities.
Montgomery County Design for Life Provides 3 tiers of property tax incentives to make homes more universally accessible in Montgomery County.
Gaithersburg Resident Accessibility Services Program (GRASP) Provides 0% deferred loans to qualified residential property owners and long-term renters (with owner approval) who wish to add accessibility modifications to their homes.
Home Modifications Directory for Maryland Lists resources for funding, equipment, and services.
Livable Homes Tax Credit Provides state tax credits for the purchase of new units or the retrofitting of existing housing.
Safe and Accessible Homes Programs from DC Department of Housing and Community Development Information about available grants and loans.
Grants for Home Modifications 16 Resources for Homeowners with Disabilities: Multiple resources listed for tax credits and grants.
Medicare & Medicaid Home Modifications, Equipment, Qualifying for Benefits, and Proving Medical Necessity (article published April 2021)
Paying for Senior Care How to Make and Pay for Home Modifications to Enable Aging in Place (article published Jan 2021)
U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs Housing grants for disabled veterans include Specially Adapted Housing Special Housing Adaptation grant, and Temporary Residence Adaptation grant.