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Volume 11, Issue 4, 2011   Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Opportunities Within the Disability Housing Market

Finding housing options that are accessible for people with disabilities is an ongoing challenge in Texas. Not only is the need enormous, but federal government resources that traditionally have funded housing for people with disabilities have evolved and retrenched in the wake of the financial crisis. As a result, innovation, partnerships and leverage are vital in tackling this housing challenge. Read more »

Advocating for the Disabled: Interview with Jean Langendorf, Easter Seals of Central Texas

In this interview, Jean Langendorf, vice president of community and housing services for Easter Seals of Central Texas, speaks about her perceptions of serving the housing needs of people with disabilities. Read more »

Disability Opportunity Fund: Opening Doors to Financing of Disability Housing

The Disability Opportunity Fund wants to create a society where financing is readily available to address the gap in housing and related services for people with disabilities and their families. Read more »

News & Events

  • Building Wealth, the Dallas Fed's popular financial education publication, is about to go mobile! With the goal of putting financial education into the hands of more consumers, the Bank is currently developing a new Building Wealth mobile app to be released in 2012. The app will be available for all the major mobile platforms: Android, BlackBerry and iPhone/iPad. Stay tuned for more information.
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