10A NCAC 06W .0106 SERVICE POPULATIONS
For the purposes of this Subchapter:
(1) Eligible population. Individuals and families are eligible for housing and home improvement services if they:
(a) have no one able and willing to perform the service for them; and
(b) reside within a county where housing and home improvement services are funded.
(2) Target population. Services shall be provided to individuals and families based on need for one or more elements of the housing and home improvement services:
(a) to obtain independent housing, to receive housing services in order to retain their home, or to return to their home from other settings;
(b) to secure security features, to secure minor home repairs and improvements, and to secure modifications to the home to enhance mobility; and
(c) provision of, or replacement of, basic furnishings or household appliances that promote independent living.
(3) Priority population. When more than one eligible individual or family is waiting for housing and home improvement service, priority shall be given in the following order:
(a) Adults and children for whom the need for protective services has been substantiated and the service is needed as part of a protective services plan as referred to in 10A NCAC 71R .0915 and .0916, or intervention plan as referred to in 10A NCAC 70A .0107, including all subsequent amendments.
(b) Adults who are at risk of abuse, neglect or exploitation, and children who are at risk of abuse, neglect, or dependency as defined in 10A NCAC 22O .0123, including all subsequent amendments.
(c) Adults with ADL or IADL impairments who are at risk of placement in a health care facility as defined in G.S. 108A-60.
(d) Children who need the service as part of a plan of preventive services designed to strengthen the family and preserve the home for the child, or as part of permanency planning to enable a child to return home from substitute care.
(e) Adults with three or more ADL or IADL impairments.
(f) Adults with one or two ADL or IADL impairments.
History Note: Authority G.S. 143B‑153;
Eff. July 1, 2007;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.