Articles tagged 'Older Adults'
Assessing Obstacles to Aging in Place for Chicago's Older Homeowners
This research brief discusses some of the key issues that emerged from these discussions and includes new data analysis highlighting the characteristics and spatial patterns of properties owned by older adults in Chicago.
KOCO, a 'kickass' Black hero group,' creates senior citizens Bill of Rights
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Chicago Property Tax Hikes Cause Housing Struggles for Seniors
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Housing Needs and Economic Conditions of Cook County’s Older Adults, 2021
The development of impactful policy to address the unique housing needs of Cook County’s older adults requires local and timely data on changing conditions, informed by the data needs of issue-area stakeholders. This analysis leverages the local knowledge of roughly 20 Chicago-area organizations working on older adult housing issues to create a practitioner-focused resource on key demographic and socioeconomic conditions related to older-adult housing demand and economic and housing insecurity in Cook County.
Planning for the Housing Needs of an Aging Population
To inform our work on Cook County’s older adult housing needs and economic challenges, IHS tapped into the local knowledge of roughly 20 Chicago-area organizations to create a resource on key older adult demographic and socioeconomic trends. Read more here about the distinct challenges facing older adult renter and owner households in Cook County, as well as key policy challenges and information needs that emerged during our stakeholder engagement process.