HEADLINE IN THE WASHINGTON POST
The new Golden Girls: Baby boomers are moving in together to save money.
Retirement insecurity and rising housing costs prompt more older adults to move in together.
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"Golden Girls" were pioneers in affordable housing model
Jan. 23, 2022
This article is the opinion and analysis of Tom Simplot, the Director of the Arizona Department of Housing.
Nearly 40% of Arizona’s residents are over the age of 50, and the elderly population in our state is rapidly growing. With rising housing costs, many seniors on a fixed income are working to balance the cost of their rent/mortgage and other basic needs such as food or medical care. The pandemic has added to this despair as seniors are one of the most impacted groups who face feelings of isolation and the loss of loved ones.
TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13)
As rent and housing prices climb, two Tucson women are spreading the word about an alternative housing option for older adults called "home sharing".
May 26, 2021
Pima County Supervisor, Dr. Matt Heinz, proposes home sharing program for older Southern Arizonans.
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Scroll down the podcast list to listen to five informative discussions about shared housing.