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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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September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging individuals and communities to take action by planning a National PrepareAthon Day on or around September 30. 

What Are the Benefits of the LeadingAge-Recognized Insurance Program?

Aon Association Services, and their carrier partner Zurich, presented a webinar to discuss the program designed specifically for not-for-profit senior care providers. 

How to Verify Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Benefits

People needing proof of their Social Security or Supplemental Security Income benefits can get verification letters online instantly through a my Social Security account. 

Lender-Ordered MAP Appraisal for FHA Loans in Lieu of a Separate RCS

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued a memorandum dated August 7, 2014, regarding the use of lender-ordered multifamily accelerated processing (MAP) appraisals in lieu of a separate rent comparability study (RCS) for mark-up-to-market transactions in FHA-insured loans.

Multifamily Transformation: An Overview and Update

Details relative to the status of the transformation, intermediary points of contact during transitional waves, and customer service expectations given the recent intervention by Congress (meaning that asset management staff will continue to work at their current HUD multifamily locations for now), have been incorporated into the latest Multifamily Transformation FAQ document on the HUD website.