Housing costs determine whether individuals and families can live in a neighborhood without sacrificing other basic necessities, such as food and health care.
On an average night in 2017, nearly 585,000 people were homeless in the U.S.
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
Seventy-seven percent of older adults desire to remain in their homes and communities as they grow older. However, a number of barriers stand in th
Natural disasters, public health emergencies, and other crises can wreak havoc on the nation’s housing system.
Nursing facilities provide long-term services and supports (LTSS), as well as short-term rehabilitation and postacute care following hospitalizations to people of all ages. Although younger p
Federal and state governments should monitor compliance with the Nursing Home Reform Act and other laws and regulations affecting nursing facilities.
Facilities should be required to post a residents’ bill of rights in prominent places accessible to residents and families. States should require that facilities give
States should require that all beds in a nursing facility be certified for Medicaid and Medicare as a condition for the facility’s participation in Medicaid.
States should require adequate numbers of appropriately trained staff to ensure a high quality of care.