Non-profits across the country are remodeling or building homes to offer affordable housing for low-income seniors. They each have their own room, with shared communal areas. Respect is the common denominator for all.
“Welcome Home” LGBT Seniors:
In order to receive quality care and housing, some of the 20,000 seniors in San Francisco fear they may have to go back into the closet. Because of the lack of affordable housing, others worry they have to leave the city they love. Openhouse-sf.org provides LGBT seniors living in San Francisco affordable housing and services.
STRAWBERRY CREEK LODGE
With the belief that everyone deserves a home, Strawberry Creek Lodge was built on the concept of independent living for low-income seniors in 1960. It continues to thrive with the support of SAHA (Satellite Affordable Housing Associates) and a vibrant and active tenants’ association.