Survey about housing for Veterans with disabilities

Rental Housing Search and Occupancy Experiences of Veterans with Military Associated Disabilities

For participating in this study, you have the opportunity to enter into a drawing to win 1 of 4 money orders in the amount of $50.00!

  • Are you a veteran with a disability?
  • Have you searched for accessible rental housing or lived in rental housing?

If your answers to these two questions are: yes, and yes! We would like to invite you to participate in this research study to bring awareness of the rental housing search and occupancy experience of veterans with military associated disabilities. This research may help increase the supply and availability of accessible housing units by highlighting the role of the Fair Housing Amendments Act and the Fair Housing Accessibility Guidelines to various government agencies and the housing industry. We are seeking for 126 veterans to take a survey about their current housing situation and the experiences they had while searching for rental housing. In total, the survey is expected to take approximately 15 minutes to complete. Participants have until Saturday, December 15, 2012 to complete the survey. For participating in this study, you have the opportunity to enter into a drawing to win 1 of 4 money orders in the amount of $50.00! The odds of winning 1 of the 4 money orders in the amount of $50.00, is 1 out of 32 individuals.

If you are interested in participating in this research study, please cut and paste the following link to your internet browser to access an electronic version of this study: https://vtsurveycenter.us2.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5BVhEcHNiAKnXqB- (or If you know someone who meets the study criteria, please encourage their participation by providing them the electronic version of the survey and this recruitment material). If you have any questions regarding this research, contact Luz Semeah via phone or email at (561) 603-2350 or lmsemeah@vt.edu ; lmsemeah@cornell.edu -Researchers at Virginia Tech and at Cornell University are conducting this research study. The Virginia Tech’s Institutional Review Board approved this study.