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Arizona's housing crisis is especially bad for adults with intellectual disabilities

Published: Monday, November 21, 2022 - 1:31pm
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Metro Phoenix and the entire state of Arizona are dealing with a housing crisis — and it’s especially acute for those adults with autism and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.

To try to figure out what those residents need and want for independent living options, First Place Arizona conducted a survey of people living in the Valley.

The Show spoke with Maureen Casey, First Place Arizona director of public policy and applied research, about what the survey found, including how closely respondents’ housing needs and wants aligned.

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