Housing Older Americans – U.S. Not Ready

Housing older Americans: Infographic

According to a study released the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies and AARP Foundation the But housing that is affordable, physically accessible, well-located, and coordinated with supports and services is in too short supply.

Housing is critical to quality of life for people of all ages, but especially for older adults. High housing costs  currently force a third of adults 50 and over—including 37 percent of those 80 and over—to pay more than3 0 percent of their income for homes that may or may not fit their needs, forcing them to cut back on food, health care, and, for those 50-64, retirement savings.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Housing America