This section of Web content was last updated on July 24, 2011.

HAPD Announces the Launch of their New Accessible Website


Shelly Smith
HAPD Project Coordinator
(831) 206-4348

Salinas, CA (7-19-11) – The Housing Alliance for People with Disabilities (HAPD) is pleased to announce their new accessible website. The website is a result of a grant from the General Endowment Fund of the Community Foundation for Monterey County which supports HAPD and its Community Outreach and Engagement Campaign.

The website at provides accessible information for people with disabilities and age-related impairments regarding housing resources, assistive technology, government agencies and statewide organizational links, advocacy and policy, local home modification programs, self-advocacy tips, and emergency preparedness.

The website, which is Section 508 compliant and provides the most accessible means for universal access to all visitors, was designed by Neal Albritton at

About HAPD
Established in 2004, HAPD is a non-profit coalition of service providers for people with disabilities including the Alliance on Aging, Central Coast Center for Independent Living (CCCIL), CHISPA and the Housing Authority of Monterey County. HAPD’s vision is to enhance the quality of life by providing advocacy and creating housing opportunities for all ages of people with disabilities and age-related impairments in Monterey County.

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This section of Web content was last updated on June 12, 2011.

CHISPA Recognized by the APA (April 2011)

CHISPA was recognized by the American Planning Association (APA) and was awarded the HUD Secretary's Opportunity and Empowerment Award for Sherwood Village Senior Apartments.  APA put together a video that you can find on YouTube (

Alliance on Aging and CCCIL are mentioned as having provided input on this affordable senior housing. 

This section of Web content was last updated on May 11, 2011.

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