Accession Number : ADA132579

Title :   An Analysis of Zoning and Other Problems Affecting the Establishment of Group Homes for the Mentally Disabled.

Corporate Author : GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WASHINGTON DC HUMAN RESOURCES DIV

PDF Url : ADA132579

Report Date : 17 Aug 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 71

Abstract : Sponsors face an array of problems in their attempts to establish group homes for the mentally disabled. This report discusses these problems and provides perspective on their relative significance to those seeking to aid the mentally disabled to live in group homes. It also discusses the effects State preemptive zoning laws have had on group home establishment. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Urban planning, *Housing(Dwellings), *Handicapped persons, Mental ability, Mental health, Communities, Land use, Legislation, Surveys, Residential section, State law, Discrimination

Subject Categories : Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE