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Second-quarter senior housing occupancy rate is lowest on record, NIC says

Senior housing occupancy in the second quarter was at the lowest level on record since the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care began reporting data in 2006, NIC said Thursday. Individually, the sectors of assisted living and independent living set or matched previous record lows for occupancy in the second quarter, NIC Chief Economist Beth Burnham Mace told McKnight’s Senior Living.
Linda Couch

House subcommittee spending bill looks to expand affordable senior housing supply

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies on Wednesday passed its fiscal year 2021 spending bill, which includes $860 million for new Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program homes, a significant increase over fiscal year 2020’s $90 million budget.

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Industry, lawmakers agree: Assisted living needs COVID-19 help

Now that Sens. Warren and Markey and Rep. Maloney realize what the industry has been saying to anyone who would listen for months now — that senior living operators need resources to battle COVID-19, too — it’s time for them to convince their colleagues in the Senate and House of their discovery and then put their (our, actually) money where their mouths are.

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People in the news, July 7

Appointments and promotions at Arlington Retirement Housing Corp., Buckner Parkway Place, Life Care, Keystone Bluffs, Los Angeles Jewish Home, Plante Moran Living Forward, The Baptist Home, Village On The Isle.

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Art with a twist

Residents of American House Senior Living Communities recently took part in the Getty Museum’s Social Media Challenge to liven up their quarantine situation. Find out more, and learn how to submit your photos!