Office on Disability

Webcast Agenda
Symposium on Homeownership for Persons With Disabilities

Health and Human Services
Office on Disability
Co-Sponsored with HUD, Fannie Mae, CMS AND NIH

November 5, 2003

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Office on Disability Symposium on Homeownership for Persons with Disabilities Archived Webcast [RealMedia] [Total Running Time: 04:33:16]

AGENDA

Time

Event

9:00 to 10:00 AM

In Person Sign-In

10:00 to 10:15 AM

Welcome and Meeting Purpose

Margaret Giannini, M.D., F.A.P.P., Director, Office on Disability, Department of Health and Human Services

10:15 to 10:45 AM

Home Buying Process: Understanding the Roles of HUD, Fannie Mae, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Office on Disability

Gerald Benoit, Director of Housing Voucher Management,Operation Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Stephen S. Allen, Senior Business Manager, National Community Lending Center, Fannie Mae
Deidra Abbott, Technical Director, Division of Benefits, Coverage & Payment, Disabled & Elderly Health Programs Group, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
Margaret Giannini, Director, Office on Disability, Department of Health and Human Services
HUD Voucher Program [PPT - 155KB] Medicaid Housing Assistance Support [PPT - 44KB]

10:45 to 11:00 AM

Understanding the Key Steps of Home Buying

Stephen S. Allen, Senior Business Manager, National Community Lending Center, Fannie Mae
FannieMae Home Buying Process [PPT - 720KB] Fanniemae State Partnership Office List [DOC - 52KB]

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Panel One: State of Texas Experience in Developing and Implementing Homeownership for Persons with Disabilities

Edward Willard, Self Advocate and Founding Chairperson, Texas Home of Your Own, Austin, TX;
Sarah Dale Anderson, Director, Center for Housing Research, Planning, and Communications, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Austin, TX;
David Wood, Vice President, Bank One, Houston, TX;
Jamie Fitchko, Director, Dallas County Home Loan Counseling Center, Dallas, TX.
Texas Home Buying Experience [PPT - 1MB]

12:30 to 1:30 PM

Lunch - On Your Own

1:30 to 3:00 PM

Panel Two: State of New Mexico Experience in Developing and Implementing Homeownership for Persons with Disabilities

Elena Gonzales, Executive Director, HOME-New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM;
Jim Stretz, Executive Director, New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority, Albuquerque, NM;
Anna Castellano, Assistant Vice President, Production Manager, Suburban Mortgage Company, Albuquerque, NM;
Elizabeth Dwyer, Housing Planner, City of Albuquerque, Family and Community Services, Albuquerque, NM;
Liticia Gallegos, Real Estate Broker, Milligan Realty, Inc., Albuquerque, NM.
New Mexico Home Buying Experience [PPT - 312KB]

3:00 to 3:15 PM

Break

3:15 to 4:15 PM

Panel Three: Understanding How HUD Section 8 Vouchers Support Homeownership for Persons with Disabilities:

Sam Desiato, Colorado Department of Human Services, Division of Supportive Housing and Homeless Programs
Richard Chavez, Bernalillo County Housing Department, Albuquerque, NM;
Angela Lucero, Bernalillo County Housing Department, Albuquerque, NM.
New Mexico use of HUD Section 8 Vouchers [PPT - 134KB] Colorado use of HUD Section 8 Vouchers [PPT - 166KB ] Colorado Home Owner Information [PPT - 4.8MB]

4:15 to 4:30 PM

Wrap-Up

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Additional resources that has been provided for this symposium:

To learn how Individual Development Accounts are assisting people with disabilities to purchase homes, view:

Finally, you can view the following web pages to learn more about a housing study and section eight voucher resources:

Last Revised: May 16, 2006