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Housing Safety and Accessibility - Resources

The housing safety and accessibility inspections (known as Assessments in the Housing Portal) that are conducted for the shared living homes funded by the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living (DAIL) are entered into a web-based database portal through the Salesforce platform.

DAIL Housing Inspection and Accessibility Portal Manual for Service Coordinators - A manual for the DAIL Housing Portal for Service Coordinators.  The DAIL Housing application and process is continually evolving and there may be some areas in this manual that have been updated since its publishing.  The Service Coordinator should contact the Super User at their agency to obtain any updates to this information.

DAIL Housing Portal Contacts - Email explaining how to distinquish DAIL Housing Portal Contacts.

DAIL Housing Portal Trainings

Egress Windows - Division of Fire Safety Code for Egress Windows. (Includes window measurements)

Naming Conventions - Documents, Housing Portal - Required naming conventions to use for documents that are uploaded into the Housing Portal.

Placement of Fire Extinguisher in Kitchen - Visual examples of fire extinguisher in kitchen, presented by Evergreen 6/23/2022.

Pre-Inspection Process - Quick Guide - A quick overview of the Pre-Inspection Housing Safety Assessment process.

DAIL Home Safety Inspection Overview for Shared Living Providers - An overview of the shared living home inspection process that agencies can give to shared living providers (SLPs.) DAIL encourages agencies to provide this informational sheet prior to the inspection to help the SLP have an understanding of what will happen during the inspection. 

DAIL Home Safety Inspection Overview for Provider Agency - An overview of the shared living home inspection process for provider agencies. 

Shared Location Process - Flow Chart - If an agency receives a Shared Location request, timely action needs to be taken on the request even if the agency does not have a Participant placed in the home.   Please refer to the Manual above, or contact DAIL for assistance. 

Smoke Detectors & Carbon Monoxide Detectors