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Housing Perspectives

Research, trends, and perspective from the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies

Housing America’s Older Adults: New Report & Infographic

This week, the Joint Center released its new report, Housing America’s Older Adults—Meeting the Needs of an Aging Population. According to the report, America’s older population is in the midst of unprecedented growth, but the country is not prepared to meet the housing needs of this aging group. The number of adults in the U.S. aged 50 and over is expected to grow to 132 million by 2030, an increase of more than 70 percent since 2000. But housing that is affordable, physically accessible, well-located, and coordinated with supports and services is in too short supply.

Read the full report online, or click the image below to see & share an eye-opening infographic about the report.