A report by the Center for Housing Policy, a MacArthur grantee, finds that elderly Americans struggle more than younger adults with housing costs and predicts that this trend will become a greater problem as Baby Boomers age out of the workforce in coming decades.  To address the issue, Housing an Aging Population recommends a number of policy steps, including financial support for home modifications, housing vouchers, and the connection of elderly homeowners with social services.

Housing, Housing Policy Research, Housing, United States