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On June 18, 2019 by Jodi Boyne
Congress is getting down to business and moving funding and policy issues that impact aging services providers.
On April 16, 2019 by Jodi Boyne
What is the most feasible way in the short term to finance affordable housing plus services? Collaboration between housing providers and Medicare managed care plans, according to a new report from the LeadingAge LTSS Center @UMass Boston.
On April 10, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry
The U.S. Housing & Urban Development Department (HUD) released a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for new Section 202 funds. There is $50 million for the construction and ongoing rental subsidy of Section 202 homes. HUD expects to make approximately 30 awards. The deadline to apply is Aug. 28.
Avinity and Presbyterian Homes & Services Announce Joint Venture to Expand Affordable Senior Housing
On April 3, 2019 by Jodi Boyne
Avinity and Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) have announced plans for a joint venture to preserve and expand affordable senior housing.
On April 2, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry
LeadingAge has finalized its policy priorities for 2019, which includes a robust agenda on affordable housing. Funding priorities in this area include:
On March 19, 2019 by Jodi Boyne
President Trump submitted his administration’s fiscal year 2020 spending proposals to Congress last week – and they did not feature good news for aging services providers and the older adults they serve.
On February 19, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry
After a brief government shutdown and continued uncertainty on a final appropriations bill, funding that supports affordable housing for seniors was signed into law this week.
On January 29, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry
An agreement was reached last week to end the partial federal government shutdown and reopen affected agencies, including the U.S. Housing & Urban Development Department, for three weeks.
On January 18, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry
Check out the new LeadingAge Learning Hub where you will find great Housing-specific content, including Medical and Recreational Marijuana in Senior Living, information regarding preservation considerations, contract renewals, management and occupancy reviews, fair housing and more.
On January 15, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry
The federal government shutdown has struck the U.S. House and Urban Development Department (HUD) faster than expected. HUD did not renew 650 rental assistance contracts up for renewal in December, and there are an additional 500 contracts up for renewal in January that will not be renewed.
On January 15, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry
Section 202 communities will not see their December 2018 and January 2019 contracts renewed because of the partial federal government shutdown. HUD expects Section 202 provider to rely on their reserves to cover expenses during the shutdown, which could have grave consequences on older adults who rely on these programs. WE NEED YOUR HELP!
On December 31, 2018 by Jodi Boyne
The federal government remains in a partial shutdown, which could impact affordable housing as the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is one of the federal funding bills in limbo. It is unclear at the time we distributed this newsletter how long the shutdown will last. This articles provides some details on what a shutdown means for affordable housing funding, plus an update on a new hemp law and funding for Alzheimer's education.
On December 18, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
A 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) approved in October will begin with benefits payable to more than 62 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2019.
On November 20, 2018 by Jodi Boyne
A new report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University presents a sobering look at the latest data on housing cost burdens for older adult owners and renters. Housing America's Older Adults 2018 features information on:
On November 20, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
The ACTION Campaign’s state fact sheets have been updated with the most recent data to show the Housing Credit’s impact and the affordable housing needs that remain in every state. New to the state fact sheets this year is data demonstrating the impact that a 50 percent increase in the Housing Credit would have in each state.
On November 14, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
The Lame Duck Session is underway! We need members who serve seniors in affordable housing to contact our congressional delegation this week to ensure that a final fiscal year 2019 HUD appropriations bill is enacted.
On October 16, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has issued guidance for Housing Trust Fund (HTF) grantees and the first report on the status of initial trust fund commitments in 2016.
On October 2, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
While Congress enacted five of the 12 appropriations bills before the Oct. 1, 2019 fiscal year, they were unable to reach agreement on the spending bill that included funding for affordable housing programs. A continuing resolution signed last week by President Trump will keep HUD and some other federal programs funded through Dec. 7.
On September 25, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) will hold a Preservation of Pre-1974 Section 202 Direct Loan Properties webinar on Tuesday, Oct. 9.
On September 11, 2018 by Bobbie Guidry
Will you stand up for housing funding for older adults? Congress is negotiating the differences between House and Senate versions of the fiscal year 2019 HUD appropriations bill that will determine how much funding will be available next year for affordable housing.