Casa Familia, founded in 2015 by 8 families, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to creating sustainable, enriched and affordable housing opportunities for individuals with IDD in a safe campus setting. Casa Familia has grown, with the guidance of a professional Board of Directors into the leading sponsor and advocate of housing communities for individuals with IDD in South Florida.
To sponsor the development of affordable housing for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in an enriched community setting in Miami-Dade County.
To establish a best practice model for affordable housing serving adults with IDD that is sustainable, replicable, and meets the needs of a broad spectrum of individuals.
$300,000 of Appropriation funds from the Florida Legislature, presented by Representative Nick Duran, Senator Anitere Flores, and Representative Danny Perez (not pictured).