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Subsidized/Public Housing

Senior and Assisted Living Directory
Source: SeniorLiving.org
Content Type: Interactive website
FREE resource directory for people looking for all types of senior care options: independent living, assisted living, nursing homes, Hospice, home care, respite care, Alzheimer’s care, and hospitals. Listings are voluntary and may not include all options for particular location—but the site appears to be quite useful.

Public Housing
Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Content Type: Webpage
Public housing was created to provide safe rental housing for low income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. There are various housing options including single family homes and high rise apartments. The Department of Housing and Urban Development explains what public housing is and how people can get more information about it.

Elderly Housing
Source: Internal Revenue Service
Content Type: PDF
There has been a surge in the older adult population due to the oldest baby boomers turning 65. Furthermore, there have been advances in medicine and health care resulting in longer life spans. Because of these factors, senior housing has grown significantly in the past decade, with an increase in continuing care communities. This article will provide an introduction to the senior housing industry.

USDA Affordabale housing programs
Source: United States Department of Agiculture (USDA)
Content Type: Web Page
USDA provides affordable home ownerhip and rental subsudy programs for low income Americans living in rural areas. This web site provides a broad array of information on these essenital affordable housing programs.

HUD Subsidized Apartment Search
Source: Housing and Urban Development
Content Type: Website
A search engine for locating HUD subsidized apartments.

American Association of Service Coordinators
Source: American Association of Service Coordinators
Content Type: Website
Contact information for state service coordinators and explains how service coordinators can assist seniors in finding housing.