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Builders target age-restricted housing to renters-4166

Builders target age-restricted housing to renters

There were 245,000 multifamily housing units started in 2012 in the United States; of these, 17,000 (7%) were age-restricted.

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Outdoor housing features important for Canadian boomers-3594

Outdoor housing features important for Canadian boomers

As participants in an online panel, 1,013 Canadians born 1980-1994 (Generation Y) and 1,011 Canadians born between the years 1947 and 1966 (Boomers) were asked about their plans to move and the characteristics they desired in a new home.

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Multigenerational households mean upsizing-3435

Multigenerational households mean upsizing

In the prior issue of ICAA Research Review (10[40] October 2012), a report pointed to the need for governments and private businesses to make housing appropriate for the functional abilities and personal interests of older adults. The results of a separate survey cast an additional light on future housing needs.

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New approaches needed to house an aging population-3427

New approaches needed to house an aging population

Professionals in the active-aging industry are well aware of the challenge of providing services for people who are 75 years and older as well as for the baby boom generation. A new report predicts that governments and private organizations will need to make changes to accommodate the varied needs of the aging population.

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Apartments best performers in age-qualified real estate-3382

Apartments best performers in age-qualified real estate

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Just as we thought, neighborhoods influence well-being-3330

Just as we thought, neighborhoods influence well-being

Earlier this year, the results of the I’DGO studies in Europe (ICAA Research Review [12]17 May 2012) confirmed that neighborhood features and walkable access to local shops, services and green spaces doubled an older person’s chances of achieving recommended levels of ‘healthy walking,’ improved their level and range of activities, and increased feelings of life satisfaction.

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