4/26/2020 3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Room: M104

Educational Session | Case Studies


Daniel Rosenthal


The Lamar Johnson Collaborative

Madeline Franklin

Executive Director

STL Village


E18 - The Gap in Senior Housing: A Case Study with Interdisciplinary and Community Partnership Solutions

The gap in senior housing is a national crisis, and housing options that serve evolving needs are extremely limited. Subsidized housing programs serve one end of the market, for-profit developers serve the other, and unfortunately, most of the need is in the middle. By looking at one 84-year-old woman's quest for affordable housing, we can start to break down the problem and begin to develop rational responses. Through the perspective of a designer/builder/developer, and an executive director of a “Village” community, we can identify real strategies. The national “Village” movement suggests innovative solutions for better accommodating social engagement opportunities in more densely populated communities.
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