The Suffolk Independent Living Organization is a non-residential organization which works with people with all disabilities. The lack of affordable, accessible housing is a major barrier to People with Disabilities, living in Suffolk County. SILO provides housing advocacy for subsidized housing, rental lists, accessibility, home renovations and home ownership options. It does not possess or administer its own housing. Functions of the housing department include the following:
SILO’s goal and commitment to all people with disabilities in Suffolk County, is to continue our vigorous research, to find more available housing opportinuities for the people we serve and to advocate for significant increases in the supply of housing that will be both affordable and accessible.