Our housing experiences, or our lack of housing, are fundamental to our story as people. Stories are how we understand what’s possible when people have the access to a home and a supportive community and what housing is needed.
When you apply elements from The Housing Design Standards for Accessibility and Inclusion you can support housing stability in many ways. Whether supporting a person with mobility disabilities like Fatimah shares here, helping someone age in place, or making a space more usable and safe for all people. Learn more about Fatimah, who manages the …
The Century Foundation and Ford Foundation recently launched the Disability Economic Justice Collaborative to level the playing field regarding economic justice for people with disabilities. The Kelsey is thrilled to Join the Collaborative to advance housing access, as essential to both disability justice and economic opportunity.
In 2021, The Kelsey launched The Housing Design Standards for Accessibility and Inclusion aimed to equip designers, builders, and developers with guidelines and frameworks for disability-forward housing creation. It highlights cross-disability accessibility and design decisions that are anchored in inclusion. Each month we'll feature one of our partners and the Element they're most excited to be using in their own communities. This month, learn from Beth at UC Davis on her favorite element.
The Kelsey is excited to be working with the Century Foundation’s new Disability Justice Economic team. As we begin that work, Micaela Connery, Allie Cannington and Fatimah Aure were featured on the Century Foundation's “Off Kilter” Podcast where they discussed The Kelsey’s work and how we are working to change housing policy by centering the voices and needs of people with disabilities.
Molly Wiesman began her career as an administrative assistant at a technology firm before becoming a part of The Kelsey team. She has been involved with various organizations serving people with disabilities such as Easter Seals and Best Buddies.