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affordable housing san rafaelPEP Housing, Providing low-income seniors with quality affordable housing Citizens were appalled to discover that many elderly in their community were living out their senior years in converted garages, storage units, and tents without heat or running water. The founders began to meet regularly as volunteers, believing that other community volunteers could and would join them in an effort to sponsor and manage housing for low-income seniors living on limited, fixed incomes. – PEP

CA PACE logoCalifornia PACE Plans In order to be eligible as a participant in one of California’s PACE plans, you must reside in one of the zip codes listed.— California PACE Plans

Southwest Indian Relief Council iconHome Improvement Services Many Elders on remote reservations of the Southwest are forced to endure the winter in houses that are almost as cold inside as out. The Southwest Indian Relief Council Program addresses this problem, which is caused by acute housing shortages and inadequate tribal funds for home improvement, through its Home Improvement service.Southwest Indian Relief Council

Tiny House in AustinAustin to Shelter Homeless in a Tiny House Village In Austin, Texas, a project to offer affordable housing to some 200 chronically homeless citizens is on the move. Community First! Village, which has been in the planning stages for nearly 10 years, is set to soon break ground on a 27-acre property sprinkled with tiny houses, mobile homes, teepees, refurbished RVs, a three-acre community garden, a chapel, a medical facility, a workshop, a bed and breakfast, and an Alamo Drafthouse outdoor movie theater.— Shareable

affordable housesSenior Housing – Affordable Housing Experts By 2030, one in every five Americans will be over age 65, and our nation will face a severe shortage in appropriate housing to meet their needs. Those 50 and older also need safe communities, adequate transportation options and access to grocery stores, doctors and community activities. AARP Foundation is developing strategies to address the senior housing crisis and make all of our communities affordable and welcoming for people regardless of age or physical ability.— AARP 

Older Homeless peopleOlder Homeless Expected to Die Off Soon The number of homeless people in the United States is expected to plummet over the next decade as indigents who fell prey to crack and hard times 30 years ago die of premature old age, according to a new study.— SFGate

How the Homeless Population is Changing: It’s Older and Sicker The common perception of homelessness is that it is a problem that afflicts only those with mental health and substance use problems. But this description doesn’t describe the experience of older adults, particularly those who first experienced homelessness late in life.— Huffington Post

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