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What’s the Difference Between Public Housing and “Section 8” Housing?

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has two kinds of public housing programs. The programs provide rental ...
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Iowa Compass Community Resource Database Featured in National Survey of Best Practices

Iowa Compass got a “shout out” in a recently published report from the National Association of States United for Aging ...
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Security at Iowa Compass

As Iowa’s disability-related information and referral service, Iowa Compass reaches out to a broad audience. Because we use information technology ...
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Getting Ready to File a Discrimination Complaint Based on Disability

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the law that forbids discrimination against people with disabilities. Discrimination means treating someone ...
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