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Low-Cost Housing for LGBT Seniors: A New Model Launches in Philly?

By Kilian Melloy | Sep 14
A low-cost housing program for LGBT seniors has started in Philadelphia. Early indications are that it's a huge success -- but the one site is far from enough to meet a growing need.

Affordable Housing For Gay Seniors Opens in Pa.

By Kathy Matheson | Jan 14
Experts say gay seniors are less likely than their straight peers to have the financial and family resources to age in homes of their own. Many fear discrimination at traditional elder housing facilities, leading them back into the closet.

At Spirit on Lake, Gay Seniors Find Safe Haven

By Patrick Condon | Jan 2
Spirit on Lake, is a 46-unit affordable housing complex marketed to older members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community -- only the second of its kind in the United States.

California City Approves Gay Retirement Community

By Kilian Melloy | Apr 7
Santa Rosa, California, is slated to see the constructiomn of a new GLBT retirement community--a project that had faced stiff initial resistance for various reasons. It is part of a slowly growing trend toward such developments.

Swedish Gay Elders May Get A Place of Their Own

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 7
After more than ten years of planning, Swedish gay elders may see a facility open for them in the next two years or so.

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