We provide support to families through
transparency engagement education

Residents will have access to stable housing that facilitates personal growth, self-fulfillment, and quality of life through supported independence.

Housing Crisis for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (I/DD)

715,000 living with family
368,000 in provider-controlled settings
147,000 in consumer-controlled settings
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21Next Communities provides clients with assistance acquiring housing as a service for adults with disabilities.

Securing and maintaining housing, or residential services for individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) are pervasive, most often exacerbated by housing shortages, inadequate funding streams, pernicious housing-related discrimination, and lack of political will. These are just some of the variables that limit or prevent many adults with I/DD from gaining access to affordable housing.

Guiding Principles

We will create neurodiverse communities that values strengths, interests, and

We will provide a person-centered approach that recognizes whole person wellness – physical, social, emotional, spiritual, and vocational.

We will provide support to families of our residents through transparency, engagement, and education.

We will build communities that honor privacy, dignity, and individual choice.

We will narrow the gap in shortages of skilled home, vocational, and personal care attendants by aligning compassion and calling with careers.

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This week we are featuring 5 tips from an advocate of the IDD community. Stay tuned for future tips that will highlight a member of our family community. 



21NXC Business Model

21NXC is a personal services company. We will help clients navigate and select from a variety housing services and supports. Our models will include suburban/urban neurodiverse cohousing that will be built near major centers of commerce and transit. 21NXC believes economically diverse and multi-ability communities benefit us all. Further, we envision communities that are inclusive, accessible, conveniently located to amenities, and fosters integration.