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Senior and Disabled Housing

This type of housing is also called senior apartment complexes and independent living residential communities. Senior and disabled housing provides an apartment setting for individuals aged 62 and over and people with disabilities, aged 18 and older.

Most senior and disabled housing does not offer assistance with the Activities of Daily Living. Monthly rent is determined by the percentage of the resident’s adjusted gross income, generally not exceeding 30 percent OR by a rent amount based on the unit chosen, which may exceed the 30 percent amount.

Resident Service Coordinators may be available in some housing communities to help residents gain access to supportive services, which help them remain independent. If you think having a Resident Service Coordinator may be beneficial to you, consider housing communities that employ these service professionals.

Quality of Standards

These communities are not licensed and are not required to meet any state-mandated quality standards. However, these communities must adhere to regulations set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, also known as “HUD.”

Learn more. Please visit the 2-1-1 website to find elderly and disabled housing in your area.

Date Modified: 07/24/2018

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