Housing for Older Adults

Housing PolicyOlder adults face an array of housing challenges. Many live in homes that lack accessibility features, are unaffordable or energy inefficient, or are located far from important destinations and amenities. Others need various kinds of assistance to maintain their independence and autonomy but cannot afford the supportive services that would allow them to age successfully in a residential environment.

Available on Housingpolicy.org is a toolkit that provides a detailed exploration of these and other challenges facing older adults and describes a range of promising policies that some communities are adopting to address them.