Housing for Spoonies (Facebook Groups)

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Art: Robin Mead

Facebook groups for people with chronic illness and disabilities looking to improve their housing scene

Finding Housing

Roommates for Invisible Illnesses (CFS, ME, Fibro, Lyme, etc)

Roommates for Environmental Illness 

Arizona LGBT and Disability Roommates

E! Safe Housing  (Environmental intolerances)

Affordable Housing

Disability Support and Self-Advocacy in HUD, Section 8 & Low Income Housing – Welcomes anyone living in low-income housing, applying, or interested in applying. For anyone who self-identifies as disabled (you do not have to be approved for disability). Also welcomes family members and caregivers who live with people with disabilities.

Housing Choice Voucher Section 8 Friends – Not specifically for disabilities. Open to all people on Housing Vouchers.

Public Housing Section 8 Voucher Holders Tenants Only – Open to all tenants in HUD housing.

Affordable Housing Online – Announcements about openings of wait lists across the country.

IHSS and HUD – Be careful there are some Facebook sites on this topic that people are reporting to be scams. Please do not give money to anyone unless you have confirmed they are from a legitimate organization. Please double check any advice you are given.

Discussion Groups

Environmental Illness Safe Housing

Mold Free Housing

Housing for Recovery from Environmental/Biotoxin Illness and ME/CFS 

MCS Housing Community Discussion

Intentional Community

Communes, eco-villages, co-housing, cooperative houses: Cooperative Living on a Disability Income

MCS Resources

There are articles on Electromagnetic Free communities here. A list of housing for Multiple Chemical Sensitivities is here and here and a website about tiny houses for people with chemical sensitivities is here. This appears to be a community for people with MCS. This is the Facebook page for DFEND, is a new nonprofit group with a goal of creating housing where patients with ME and other chronic illnesses could live in non-toxic, quiet, healing environments. Finally, here’s a great Guide to Section 8 Disability Accommodations for Multiple Chemical Sensitivities 

Tools for Troublemakers

Section 8 Guide for the Disabled and Plucky

A Long, Long, Long List of Places You Can Call to Find Affordable Housing

Section 8 Secrets for People with Disabilities

26 Great Facebook Groups (Plus a Few Other Things)

Thanks for Reading

🌷 Art on this page by Robin Mead and Elizabeth D’Angelo.

🌷 Page Updated: 8/1/19

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6 thoughts on “Housing for Spoonies (Facebook Groups)”

  1. You have put together such wonderful resources. It’s been a great help to me. I’m SO GRATEFUL that I came across your website. THANK YOU!

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  2. Thank you so much for putting all of these resources together. Hope is replacing despair. Love your artwork! So joyful.

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