Across the state, there is a scarcity of housing across socio-economic levels, complicating stable living conditions. Additional barriers limit access to housing and, as a result, people with disabilities make up 47.8% of the homeless population.
Many rental properties do not accept housing vouchers, a practice that could result in disability discrimination.
Unlocking the Barrier: South Carolina must incentivize acceptance of Housing Choice Vouchers.
When homeowners or their family members acquire disabilities, the high costs of home modification have the power to derail the American Dream.
Unlocking the Barrier: A tax incentive for home modifications can lessen the financial burden of ownership for people with disabilities.