Rental stock for seniors
Meeting the housing and services needs of older adults and people with disabilities
Many older people and people with disabilities struggle to afford the costs of housing. Many also live in homes that lack the physical modifications and access to services needed to comfortably and safely age in place. This brief describes how policies in the Housing Policy Library can help older adults and people with disabilities meet their housing needs, including through rental assistance and the creation of supportive housing for renters, and home maintenance and retrofit programs and property tax “circuit breakers” for homeowners.