Housing For Hiv Positive People

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Sharing a house with a HIV positive person

I live with my mother, husband and two young boys, one age 5 the other 5 months. My mother just informed us that her girlfriend is HIV positive. (My mother is being tested now and is awaiting results). She has been given medicine for the last five...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. HIV is not transmitted through any form ofcasual contact. This means that living with a person with HIV, sharing acar, and swimming with them, poses no risk of infection at all. HIV istransmitted through... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denialism goes mainstream?

Hello Dr.Have you heard about this "documentary" called "House of Numbers" that is wining all these... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Some Emergency Housing for HIV-Positive People in New York City Violates Housing Codes, City Council Study Says

...About 73% of emergency housing facilities for HIV-positive people that are subsidized by New York City have outstanding housing code violations -- one-third Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Riverside County, Calif., Housing Authority Approves Construction of Affordable Housing Complex for HIV-Positive People

... The Housing Authority of the County of Riverside last week approved the $1 million purchase of five acres of land in Palm Springs, Calif., Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Modesto Bee Examines New Housing Program for HIV-Positive People Living in Stanislaus County, Calif.

...The Modesto Bee on Saturday profiled Halo House, a new housing-assistance program in Stanislaus County, Calif., for people living with HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening illnesses. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sacramento County, Calif. Plans to Address Housing, Health Care Issues for Aging HIV-Positive People, Official Says

... Sacramento County, Calif., will create plans to address issues that aging HIV-positive people face, including finding housing and proper health care, Adrienne Rogers, Ryan White CARE Act program coordinator for the county said recently, the ... Read more »
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Best place to live in USA with HIV?

Posted by TonyBakerOK, 4 Replies
...cannot access ANY RW funds in you are already on medicare/medicaid as I am.. Well some things YES< but others are for housing, quality of life, etc etc.. BUT anyway, I would be peeing against the wind if I fought it here, as Oklahoma is... Read more »

Under 25 and HIV+

Posted by LadyReign
...Beyond the Odds is a multimedia arts project designed with the goal of illuminating the perspectives and personal stories of young people living with HIV/AIDS. HIV-positive youth need a platform that allows them to openly communicate their Read more »

Party in the house

Posted by whocanfigure, 5 Replies
...Ok ladies (and Gary and Eric) here's the scoop. About 140 people converged on this free dinner..very, very nice, even had cloth tablecloths!!! LOL. Of course we had to listen to a spiel from Read more »


Posted by Survivor
...the many cuts in Medicaid and housing budgets for HIV positive people and who had spent many of her early years as a positive person caring for dying gay men. Susan told me that a single photograph, one taken thousands of miles from her home, is... Read more »