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Planning for Retirement While Living With HIV

Whether you're on public assistance or you're more well off, there are things you can do to plan for a secure future.

By Tim Murphy

Why 'Housing First' Matters to People Living With HIV

Housing insecurity is a major barrier to accessing medical care for people living with HIV as well as a major driver of chaotic drug use.

By Tessie Castillo for AIDS United

Housing Options for HIV-Positive People in the U.S.

Table of Contents

Getting Started General Information Housing Options Homelessness Special Considerations for Women

Getting Started

Having a safe and affordable place to live is important to everyone's quality of life. When you are living ...

By The Well Project

Ending the Epidemic: What Will It Take?

Corey Johnson says that to ensure all low-income HIV-positive New Yorkers are in a position to manage their care, the bottom line is "housing is health care."

By Corey Johnson for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

A Place to Call Home: Looking at Options -- and Facing Stigma

"If and when the need for specialized housing arises, the potential for stigma becomes perhaps more important than ever," Enid Vázquez writes. "To be more vulnerable when you need greater support is a frightening thought."

By Enid Vazquez for Positively Aware

GMHC Offering Housing for the First Time Ever

GMHC has partnered with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA) program to take over a contract held for 25 units of scatter site housing in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx be...

By Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Role of Housing and the Black Church in HIV in America

At the recent Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference, Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA) and Keith Ellison (D-MN) hosted a pair of panel discussions that examined the impact of affordable rental housing on the health of t...

By AIDS United

As LGBT People With HIV Age, How Can They Find Info on Good Housing Options?

To make it easier for LGBT people and people living with HIV/AIDS to find the homes they deserve, SAGE has launched a new site and interactive map for those who want to take control of their living situations, especially as they get older.

By Tim R. Johnston, Ph.D.

Addressing Mental Health and HIV

"Untreated mental illness and trauma can lead to self-medication and substance abuse," Joseph Neese writes. "And when left undiagnosed or untreated, mental illness and substance abuse disorders can negatively impact  people living with HIV."

By Joseph Neese for Human Rights Campaign

Affordable Housing: Key to Ending the Epidemic

"We must be aware that housing is more than just a basic human right," writes New York City public advocate Letitia James. "It is one of the most important tools we have to end the AIDS crisis and extend the respect and dignity owed every New Yorker....

By Letitia James for AIDS Community Research Initiative of America