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The latest information on operational, regulatory, legislative and legal issues relating to subsidized and market-rate senior housing.

Senior Housing: Why and How Do We Advocate?

Housing is a basic human need that growing numbers of elders and people with disabilities cannot afford.  LeadingAge and its members are the chief advocates for a strong federal role in affordable senior housing – development, preservation and management including housing with supportive services. The programs for which we have worked over several decades face a number of challenges. We continue to advocate for creative solutions to ensure safe, decent and affordable housing for our nation’s elders.

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Sen. Mikulski Names Sen. Reed THUD Ranking Member

Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), ranking member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, has named Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) as the ranking member of the Transportation, HUD Appropriations Subcommittee. Sen. Reed is a strong supporter of affordable housing and has worked on several initiatives to strengthen and protect HUD programs.

FHA/HUD Section 232 Update

Financing for Licensed Healthcare Facilities under the HUD 232 Program is accessible as ever. The once dreaded queue -- the line of submitted applications for mortgage insurance pending review from HUD -- has been all but eliminated with only a handful of transactions waiting for assignment.

Workplace Wellness Trends Take Center Stage

A big part of workplace benefits is the continued evolution of employer wellness programs. A white paper offered by Advanced Voluntary Concepts describes five wellness trends.

How to Get Media Coverage for your Organization

Why do some communities get included in these stories and others don’t? Editors and reporters who work on these types of stories generally don’t know about your community. However, a dedicated public relations/communications plan certainly helps.

TRACS 202D Conversion Deadline Extended 30 Days

On Jan. 16, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a 30-day extension of the TRACS 202.c to 202.d conversion deadline.