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If you attended the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging’s n4a Annual Conference this past week, you may have seen our founder, Joe Recchie, presenting on our new model for developing affordable housing for older Americans. But if you missed it, don’t … Continue reading
It is very difficult for an apartment complex that serves low-income senior citizens to break even without some form of a subsidy or incentive. These can come in many flavors. Layering the subsidies on top of each other can result … Continue reading
Developing affordable homes for senior citizens does two things for non-profit entities. First, it gives them an independent, unrestricted program revenue stream to fund their activities. Second, it provides a critical service to the people the non-profits were founded to … Continue reading
The federal government encourages developers to build affordable housing by offering them low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs). Developments that meet certain criteria earn tax credits that can be used to offset taxes they owe to the IRS. If the developer … Continue reading
Studies have shown that the best living arrangement for the physical and mental health of an older person is to live on their own in their own space, if possible. This arrangement is called independent living. The person in question … Continue reading
How one city in Vermont is making renewable energy history.
It’s not every day in Washington, DC that an issue finds major support on every side of the aisle. But providing US support to Africa’s efforts to electrify is an issue everyone can (and should) support.
We are back in 2014! after taking a brief hiatus over the turn of the year, we are back to sharing with our community the articles, research, analyses and other interesting things we are reading about. Our passion is community … Continue reading
Podcasting is the new broadcasting. Find out how this new media delivers fresh content about social justice and environmentalism, plus, I recommend a few faves.