The Independence, Inc. Accessible Housing Program (AHP) is a federal program funded through the City of Lawrence Community Development Block grant and is managed and administered by Independence, Inc. The grant serves to assist people with disabilities and low incomes in Lawrence, Kansas make needed accessibility modifications in their home. To qualify, a person must have a disability, have income below 80% of the median, live in Lawrence, Ks and either rent or own a single family dwelling or duplex or own a mobile home. Other factors and qualifications may apply. For more information on the program see our Accessible Housing Program Overview.
Common modifications made by qualified contractors include entry ramps, low-rise steps, hand rails, roll-in showers, accessible height toilets, grab bars and more.
Contact Amy Ballinger ext. 119, to learn about the current availability of this grant and other resources that can assist you make needed accessibility modifications regardless of where you live in our three county service area.