Residential options exclusively for older adults who want to have a simpler, maintenance-free lifestyle and enjoy the company of peers with common interests, or who require a moderate amount of support in the activities of daily living to maintain independent living.
Key words: Age Restricted Communities; Agency on Aging Apartments; Elderly Housing; HUD 202; Retirement Communities; Retirement Homes; Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly; Senior Apartment Complexes; Senior Citizens Housing; Senior Citizens Retirement Communities; Senior Congregate Living Facilities; Senior Retirement Communities
Scope notes: Includes: HUD Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly programs. Section 202 programs help expand the supply of affordable housing with supportive services for the elderly. It provides very low-income elderly with options that allow them to live independently but in an environment that provides support activities such as cleaning, cooking, transportation, etc.
Prior to 1990, Section 202 of the National Housing Act included the elderly as well as individuals with disabilities. USE L22 for housing options for the elderly only or for housing options for the elderly and people with disabilities.
See also: Nursing Facilities; Senior Continuing Care Communities