Seniors

New Grandfamilies Housing Caters to Seniors and Kids Alike (District of Columbia Housing Authority)

9.12.19

From Pew Stateline:

After her daughter died from lupus, Charlene Green was left caring for her two grandchildren. But their housing situation was precarious at best: mold and mildew everywhere, ceiling caving in.

To get her landlord to make much-needed repairs in their Washington, D.C., apartment, the 62-year-old withheld rent — only to be threatened with eviction.

AHFC offers housing assistance for Alaskan seniors (Alaska Housing Finance Corporation)

7.11.19

From KTVA:

Gov. Mike Dunleavy has eliminated the state's senior benefits program, one of 182 line item budget vetoes he made to the state's operating budget last week. But organizations with federal funding, like the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation, are still offering assistance for older Alaskans. 

$118M Affordable Senior Housing Project Opens in NYC (New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development)

6.6.19

From Multi-Housing News:

A $117.7 million affordable housing community has opened in the Bronx, N.Y. The two-building, 175-unit property will offer apartment homes for seniors and individuals with special needs, as well as 10,000 square feet of health-oriented commercial and community space.

A Home for Grandfamilies (Housing Authority of Kansas City, MO)

5.23.19

From Next Avenue:

At 16, LeDrue Jackson is busy with his studies and basketball. An honor roll student-athlete, Jackson and his brother Marvez, 14, are coming of age in Pemberton Park in Kansas City, Mo. where they live with their grandmother, Marla Scott, 65. They were among the first families to move into this grandfamily housing there when it opened six years ago.

New Affordable Senior Housing Coming to Bronx, Brooklyn (NYC Dept.of Housing Preservation and Development & New York City Housing Authority)

3.29.19

From Multi-Housing News:

The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has selected two separate groups to develop two 100 percent affordable senior housing communities in the Bronx and Brooklyn, N.Y. Xenolith Partners, The Kretchmer Cos., ELH Mgmt. and the Jewish Association Serving the Aging (JASA) have been chosen to develop the Bronx project, while Blue Sea Development Co. and Gilbane Development Co. have been selected to develop the Brooklyn project.

Greenville Housing Authority breaks ground on new apartment community for seniors

3.29.19

From FOX Carolina:

The Greenville Housing Authority on Tuesday officially broke ground on the Preserve at Logan Park, a $30 million development that will be the last of three newly constructed developments to replace all affordable senior housing units lost when the former Scott Towers Public Housing Community was imploded.

HACM Residents Graduate from Aging Mastery Program’s® First Urban Pilot

10.24.18

Residents of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee’s Westlawn Gardens neighborhood completed the first urban pilot of the National Council on Aging’s Aging Mastery Program®. The five-week program offers comprehensive health and wellness education for individuals 55 or older to empower them to make small, yet impactful changes to their physical activity, nutrition, sleep, and other aspects of their lives.

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