Developing Affordable and Accessible Community-Based Housing for Vulnerable Adults: Proceedings of a Workshop
by Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Health and Medicine Division, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Roundtable on the Promotion of Health Equity and the Elimination of Health Disparities, Disability, and Independence Forum on Aging
English | Aug. 28, 2017 | ASIN: B0756J9XTS | 109 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
Accessible and affordable housing can enable community living, maximize independence, and promote health for vulnerable populations. However, the United States faces a shortage of affordable and accessible housing for low-income older adults and individuals living with disabilities. This shortage is expected to grow over the coming years given the population shifts leading to greater numbers of older adults and of individuals living with disabilities.