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Housing needs of the elderly

United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Housing and Consumer Interests.

Housing needs of the elderly

hearing before the Subcommittee on Housing and Consumer Interests of the Select Committee on Aging, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, September 13, 1980, North Hollywood, Calif.

by United States. Congress. House. Select Committee on Aging. Subcommittee on Housing and Consumer Interests.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people -- Dwellings -- California.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27.5 .A358 1980b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 52 p. :
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3920067M
      LC Control Number81601318

        What Still Needs to Be Done But housing analysts say much more is needed. Harvard’s Herbert would like to see the federal government offer more rental housing assistance for people over 62 now. HUD's Elderly Housing program provides rental housing for tenants 62 years old or older with incomes no more than half the area average. Waiting lists are long. Family public housing: Low-income families of any household size are eligible for the state-aided family public housing program. Elderly/handicapped public housing: To be eligible for state-aided elderly/handicapped public housing, an applicant must be low income and be age 60 or over, or if less than 60 years of age, must have a qualifying.


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