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Diversion is a strategy that prevents homelessness for people seeking shelter by helping them identify immediate alternate housing arrangements and, if necessary, connecting them with services and financial assistance to help them return to permanent housing.
Keep you in your home safely by looking at ways to make improvements from within. Making social services connections, site visits, and reducing the risk of homelessness.
Make an appointment with Amber Harrison to see how we can help you stay in your home safely
AGING IN YOUR HOME
Shared housing consists of two or more people who live in a housing unit, sharing costs associated with maintaining housing such as rent and utilities.
Provides a source of income, assistance around the house, and increases a sense of community, belonging, and support.
Make an appointment with Janie Sweeney to get started with our roommate services.
Semi-communal housing consisting of a cluster of private units and a shared community space as for cooking, dining, and laundry facilities.
Benefits: Congregate living encourages teamwork and enables adults to develop friendships, which can be challenging for older adults. With the many activities available, adults stay engaged, spending more active time outdoors while potentially preventing illness and sustaining excellent mental health all while reducing their housing expenses (by living using this model).
Make an appointment with Amber Harrison to join one of our mini–focus groups already started!
Living in small communities of 4 to 18 units, varying in housing models from single family dwellings to multi-unit apartment buildings.
These micro-neighborhoods provide a diversity of housing options while preserving natural spaces, increasing a sense of community, and increases York’s affordable housing stock.
Make an appointment with Amber Harrison to learn more.
A separate residence that has been temporarily created, by Special Exception, within or added to a single-family residence, or in a structure accessory to a single-family residence, in order to provide a place of residence for members of the principal resident’s family.
Immediate creation of caregiver units for individuals with disabilities, illness, or over 62 years of age, regardless of location in Town.
Make an appointment with Amber Harrison to learn how you can create a caregiver unit.
CREATING ACCESSORY RESIDENTIAL UNITS (ARU)
A small apartment which is part of an existing single family owner-occupied home, in the same building as the principal dwelling unit or in a building accessory to the principal dwelling unit, and which is clearly secondary to the single-family home. The ADU shall have living, sleeping, sanitary and kitchen facilities for the exclusive use of the unit occupants. The ADU may be rented so that the owner-occupant may benefit from the additional income. The owner may also elect to occupy the accessory dwelling unit and rent the principal dwelling unit.
Retrofit space in your home, create an addition or separate unit for additional income.
Make an appointment with Amber Harrison to learn how you can create a unit.
CREATING ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS (ADU)
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