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Thursday, 14 February 2019 13:41

Senior Housing Crisis Website

A new website that addresses senior housing crisis issues is now available at this link: Senior Housing Crisis. The site is the work of Julie Gilgoff, a 2017-18 Borchard Fellow, who worked on alternative approaches to senior housing in the Bay Area in California. The site is a useful, national resource for advocates and anyone interested in exploring creative housing solutions and policies like community living, community land trusts, co-operative housing, and more. 

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Sarah B. Mancini and Odette Williamson, attorneys with the National Consumer Law Center and 2017 recipients of an academic research grant from the Borchard Foundation Center on Law & Aging, have published a paper on reverse mortgages based on their research.

The paper, Reversing Course: Stemming the Tide of Reverse Mortgage Foreclosures Through Effective Servicing and Loss Mitigation appears in the June 2018 issue of the Elder Law Journal and is available here.

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Tuesday, 05 September 2017 10:43

Borchard Fellow Launches New Senior Housing Project

Julie Gilgoff, a 2017-18 Borchard Fellow working with the Sustainable Economies Law Center in the Bay Area in California, posted an article describing her senior housing project. Julie is working on an effort called Aging Cooperatively that explores and promotes alternative policies and models to help meet the aging population's need for supportive and secure housing opportunities.

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