Aging News Alert

Housing

 
 1 to 10 of 181 Next Last

Aiken, SC to See New Senior Housing Community

A new 74-unit/80-bed seniors housing community is coming to Aiken, SC, thanks to Grandbridge Real Estate Capital's Seniors Housing and Healthcare Finance Group.

read complete story

 

Senior Housing Project Poised for Northern California

American Canyon, CA’s long-stalled affordable housing project for seniors is expected to finally break ground this spring, after the city engaged in some creative financing with the developer.

read complete story

 

Housing in Indian Country Found Worse than Rest of U.S.

If you're operating or working at a senior services agency located or near in Indian Country, you're definitely going to want to read three new reports just released by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). According to the reports, American Indian tribes are building more housing units after enactment of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) but housing conditions are substantially worse among American Indian households than other U.S. households.

read complete story

 

FHA Unveils New Loan Limits; Most Areas to See Slight Increase

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has announced the agency's new schedule of loan limits. Due to an increase in housing prices, most areas in the country will see a slight increase in loan limits in 2017. These loan limits are effective for case numbers assigned on or after Jan. 1, 2017, and will remain in effect through the end of the year.

read complete story

 

DOJ Sues Owners, Builder, Designer of Multi-Housing Property

The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against the owners, builder and designer of the Ashlynn Estates in Ellensburg, WA alleging that the property was designed and constructed without complying with the Fair Housing Act’s (FHA) accessibility requirements.

read complete story

 

Maine Volunteers Help Seniors Age in Place in Rural Areas

To make up for a deficiency of programs provided by state and local governments, volunteers in Maine offer services for elderly residents of rural communities. With residents ages 65 and older expected to make up more than one-third of the state’s population in 2032, volunteers from several community-based groups have begun providing seniors transportation, access to fresh food, caregiver relief, and home maintenance.

read complete story

 

Aging-in-Place: HomeAdvisor Releases Survey Data

Online service provider HomeAdvisor has released the results of itsr 2016 Aging-in-Place survey. Results reveal that while more than 86% of the homeowners surveyed are familiar with common aging-related renovations, less than a quarter -- 22% -- have completed an aging-related project.

read complete story

 

Aging in Place ‘Home Mod Squad ‘Talks Technology

What do we know about older adults and technology? For one thing, research shows that older adults are very willing to use technology to enhance their lives. Secondly, "specialty" products targeted towards seniors are often not necessary -- using existing products is just as, if not more, effective,...

read complete story

 

Healthcare Competitors Form Housing Investment Coalition

The combined $21.5 million investment blends community benefit funds from Legacy Health, Oregon Health and Science University, CareOregon, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Providence Health and Services Oregon, and Adventist Health Portland.

read complete story

 

Senior Housing Occupancy Rates Near 90 Percent Nationwide; Rents Rising

The recently released data show the national average monthly rental rate asked for senior housing is $3,595. The NIC data suggest a slow, steady climb in asking rents amidst a plateauing senior housing and care market across many regions of the country.

read complete story

 
 1 to 10 of 181 Next Last