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Record-breaking $1.09B disbursed for affordable housing as provider group lobbies for $1.2B in COVID relief

The Federal Housing Finance Agency’s announcement of the authorization of a record-breaking $1.09 billion disbursement to the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac affordable housing allocations “will undoubtedly increase the supply of affordable senior housing,” LeadingAge Vice President of Housing Policy Linda Couch said. The news comes as LeadingAge advocates for senators to prioritize the 2.5 million people in HUD-assisted senior housing who were left out of the House-passed COVID-19 relief package.
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Industry pursues two avenues for coronavirus relief as long-term care observes ‘most difficult year’

American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living President and CEO Mark Parkinson said the organizations are pursuing two avenues for coronavirus relief for operators since the $1.9 trillion package expected to land on President Biden’s desk by the end of the week does not contain any funding directly for healthcare providers, more specifically for long-term care.

Editors' Columns

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Temporary relief for senior living’s biggest challenge?

Ask any senior living operator what fuels the most semi-sleepless nights, and you’d best settle in for a lengthy conversation. From COVID-19’s massive destruction, to tougher competition, to increased regulatory oversight, to more lawsuits, to higher insurance costs and more, the list goes on. It also seems to grow by the day. But there is…

COVID, one year later

At this time a year ago, we still were unsure what the coronavirus would mean for the industry, for the country or for us personally. Now, effects are clear, even if we still don’t know all of the answers.

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People in the news, March 2

Appointments, promotions and news at Cadence Living, Drake Terrace, EPOCH Senior Living, Integral Senior Living, Kisco Senior Living, Knollwood, Landis Homes, Lloyd Jones, National Senior Campuses, New Health, Prime Care Technologies, Solstice Senior Living, Walker & Dunlop, and Waterstone.

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Creative expression

Encouraging creative expression through the arts, Watercrest Senior Living residents can show off their talents or spark a new passion through the “Artful Expressions” program.