Category: Low Income Senior Housing

Philly Low-Income LGBT Seniors Housing Sets National Bar

A new Philadelphia-based building that caters to low-income seniors in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community may soon inspire similar models nationwide. The John C. Anderson apartments, a six-story building that opened recently in Center City, Philadelphia, has attracted residents from across the country, Read More »

Boomers to Occupy 10.7 Million Households Over Next Decade

The aging of the baby-boomer generation over the next decade will increase the number of households aged 65 and over by some 10.7 million, increasing the demand for investments to age in place. From 2015 to 2025, the number of households aged 70 and older Read More »

Senior Communities Win Resident Buy-In Through the Arts

Some senior living providers are generating community buzz—and simultaneously engaging residents—by carving out a niche in the arts. Meta Housing Corporation’s developments include three senior arts colonies along with a focus on arts programming throughout its senior housing portfolio, while a Sunrise Senior Living community Read More »

WaPo: U.S. Approaching a Caregiver Cliff

The United States is getting closer to a caregiver cliff as demand for long-term care services grows while the supply of those who can provide that care diminishes, writes the Washington Post. President Obama during his January State of the Union address called the nation’s Read More »

Housing Recovery to Drive Regional Independent Living Upswing

The senior living sector is experiencing a boom on the heels of the housing downturn and recovery, with assisted living and memory care leading the charge. While independent living isn’t expected to meet the pace of its counterparts, it’s still expected to gain ground. Last Read More »

Top 10 Trends in Senior Housing for 2014

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Two trains are driving toward one another. The first train, Money, leaves Town A at 5 am traveling at 60 miles per hour. The second train, Health, leaves Town B at 7 am traveling at 70 miles per hour. The distance between Town A and Read More »

CMS Includes Assisted Living Option in Medicaid HCBS Programs

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule on Friday strengthening community living options included in Medicaid’s home- and community-based services programs for seniors and those with disabilities. The rule, stemming from the Affordable Care Act and supporting the Department of Read More »

HUD Makes $15 Million Senior Housing Commitment

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced on Tuesday a nearly $14.8 million commitment to preserving affordable rental assistance for senior residents of subsidized properties.  The funding is provided through HUD’s Senior Preservation Rental Assistance Contracts (SPRACs) and is targeted for properties in the Read More »

Funding Crisis Puts Squeeze on Community-Based Senior Services

Seniors who are able to remain in their private homes with the help of federally-funded services are at risk of losing their independence, warns a recent report by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a). Local Area Agencies on Aging in nine states indicated in Read More »

LeadingAge-Ziegler Rank Largest Affordable Senior Housing Providers

Following the release of the LeadingAge-Ziegler 100, the two companies have teamed up again to rank the largest nonprofit affordable senior housing providers in the country. The 2013 LeadingAge-Ziegler 100 finds that Ohio-based National Church Residences is the largest not-for-profit affordable housing provider with more Read More »