By Colleen Bloom, Director of Housing Operations, LeadingAge Below is a press release from HUD concerning implementation plans for development funding for low-income housing in certain areas referred to as “Opportunity Zones” (OZs), announcing as well plans for a new OpportunityZones.gov website and a new series of listening sessions (details not yet available). In a […]
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A new report from the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston explores how Medicare and Medicaid funds might be used to finance delivery models that use affordable senior housing as a platform for coordinating health and supportive services to help older adults remain health and independent and reduce their use of costly health care services. Exploring […]
LeadingAge California is sponsoring SB 611 (Caballero, D-Salinas), which seeks to create the Housing Older Persons Effectively (HOPE) Task Force as a component of a larger master-plan on aging. California’s rising housing costs are particularly affecting our older adults. As costs rise, retirement incomes, such as Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI), have remained […]
The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development has released a Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) for $50 million of $110 million available funds. According to Linda Couch, VP of Housing Policy at LeadingAge, ” The NOFA provides significant scoring advantages to applications that leverage funds (ie, applications with other capital funding besides 202 will […]
Join LeadingAge on May 8, 2019, for the Senior Housing NOW rally! On May 8, 2019, the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol will come alive with our voices to support older adults and affordable housing. Speakers will include Members of Congress, residents, and other supporters. Make a plan for your community to join us as […]
LeadingAge California is sponsoring SB 611 (Caballero, D-Salinas) to examine the increasing need of affordable housing for the state’s burgeoning senior population. The bill will create a Master Plan on Aging Housing Task Force, which will make recommendations to the Legislature to include solutions to help increase the supply of affordable housing for older adults […]