Grandparents and other relatives play an important caregiving role in family well-being. Support from extended family is especially vital in families with low incomes.
Affordability, accessibility, supportive services in housing, and fair housing make up the bulk of this chapter.
Housing is central to community and individual well-being. The type and location of a home can affect almost every aspect of a person’s life.
Housing costs determine whether individuals and families can live in a neighborhood without sacrificing other basic necessities, such as food and health care.
A range of programs exists to address the lack of affordable housing. These programs are not nearly enough to meet the demand from those who are housing cost-burdened.
Communities with a variety of housing options are most likely to be able to offer housing to people in a wide range of income levels.
On an average night in 2017, nearly 585,000 people were homeless in the U.S.
Housing should meet the needs of all individuals, regardless of age and ability level. Accessible housing, which accommodates people of all ages and ability lev
Supportive housing refers to residential settings that offer additional services. These could be group meals, transportation, help with housekeeping, and personal care.
The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing sales, rentals, and financing on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability status, or pre