About Us

About ILAIndependent Livings are privately-owned homes or complexes that provide housing for adults with mental illness and other disabling health conditions. They serve residents that do not need medication oversight, are able to function without supervision, and live independently.

Stable and supportive housing is one of the most effective ways to encourage recovery and reduce inappropriate use of the healthcare system. However, there are no standards or support for Independent Livings (ILs).

The purpose of the ILA is to provide Independent Living owners, residents and the community with tools and resources to promote high quality independent livings. The ILA is modeled after the Better Business Bureau and offers services to Independent Living owners, residents and the community to promote and support quality Independent Livings.

ILA Partnership

The ILA is facilitated by Community Health Improvement Partners and funded by the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency’s Behavioral Health Services through the Mental Health Services Act. Additional community partners include 2-1-1 San Diego, the Corporation for Supportive Housing, and many other Independent Living owners, residents, community organizations and law enforcement. Click here to learn more about ILA Leadership.

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Disclaimer: Although the ILA makes every attempt to verify the information contained on this website, neither the ILA nor the Community Health Improvement Partners makes any warranty or representation of the accuracy of information about any particular member or Independent Living listed or described herein. Content including property details, articles or opinions posed on this website cannot be guaranteed beyond the date of the original posting. All information offered within this web site should be independently verified. Neither the Independent Living Association nor its employees, content providers, affiliates or other representatives will be liable for damages of any kind (including, without limitation, lost profits, direct, indirect, compensatory, consequential, exemplary, special, incidental, or punitive damages) arising out of your use of, your inability to use, or the performance or content of this website.

Information on the ILA website should not be construed as legal advice. We encourage Independent Living owners, residents and others to consult legal counsel regarding any matter related to landlord/tenant rights, patient rights, care and treatment. Actual cases may vary, and may turn on specific facts.

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