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More than 1,000 rally for affordable senior housing

More than 1,000 elected officials, policymakers and affordable housing providers and residents showed their support for housing assistance for older adults by attending LeadingAge’s Senior Housing NOW Rally on Wednesday afternoon.

HUD’s $50 million for new Section 202 housing is first since 2010

The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Thursday announcement of $50 million in funding for the Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly program is “particularly impactful in light of the fact that Congress has not provided funding for new 202 housing since fiscal year 2010,” LeadingAge said Friday.

Maximize affordable housing funding, senior living operators tell Congress

Several senior living operators and groups serving them are among the 3,574 organizations that sent a letter to Senate and House of Representatives Appropriations Committee leaders urging them to “ensure affordable housing, community development and transportation programs receive the highest allocation of discretionary funds possible in fiscal year 2020.”

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