Aging in Place in New York City

Client
Enterprise Community Partners
Faculty
Elizabeth Hoagland
Team
Jessica Kalache, Katherine Fitzpatrick, Price Campbell, Rachel Botos, Safina Shao

Enterprise Community Partners (ECP) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to ending housing insecurity through strategic investment, partnerships, and advocacy for improved housing policies. Considering New York City’s growing senior population and an extreme shortage of affordable senior housing, ECP tasked the Capstone team with conducting a gaps and needs analysis and developing policy recommendations on housing, services, and funding solutions that improve seniors’ ability to live safely and independently in their homes and communities. The Capstone team performed a literature review and interviewed housing providers, service providers, and public agencies to understand the needs of seniors aging in place and the landscape of senior housing and services. Based on these findings, the team developed a toolkit to serve as a resource

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