New York State Legislation

New York State Legislation

Did You Know?

  • There is a housing crisis for adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD).
  • Thousands of families in New York State are struggling to find safe, appropriate, permanent housing for their loved ones with I/DD.
  • Group homes have over 5000 individuals on their waitlist, and roughly 2% are placed each year, leaving many individuals in living arrangements that are not sustainable and potentially dangerous.
  • In New York State, people with disabilities cannot choose where and with whom they live.

Find Your Representative:

Most WNY Senators can be found in districts – 56, 57, 58, 60, 61, 62, 63

Most WNY Assembly Members can be found in districts – 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150