LeadingAge California is the leading advocate for quality nonprofit senior living and care in the state. The public-interest association represents more than 400 nonprofit providers of aging services – including affordable housing, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living, skilled nursing, and home and community-based care – that collectively serve more than 100,000 seniors.
Sign the Petition to Support SB 391 - The California Homes and Jobs Act - by Meghan Masera - February 6, 2014
The shortage of affordable homes available to seniors has reached a crisis level. Many seniors already spend half or more of their budget on housing, leaving too little to comfortably cover the cost of food, healthcare and other basic necessities. The California Homes and Jobs Act (Senate Bill 391) aims to create a permanent, ongoing funding source for the development of affordable homes for seniors.
Assemblywoman Eggman Introduces Two Assisted Living Bills - by Eric Dowdy - February 6, 2014
Assemblywoman Susan Eggman (D-Stockton) introduced two measures last week affecting assisted living communities. The bills, part of the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform’s (CANHR) “RCFE Reform Act” require additional disclosure on compliance history for RCFE applicants and modifies the structure of resident councils.
PILOT Fees Undermine Affordable Housing Development in California - by Jack Christy - February 6, 2014
Conflicting state policies were brought squarely into focus during a joint hearing of three Assembly Committees this week: Housing and Community Development, Local Government, and Revenue and Taxation. The joint hearing was on the issue of PILOT fees (or Payment In Lieu of Taxes). The issue arises when a local government requires a non-profit affordable housing developer, exempt from paying property taxes, to pay fees instead.
2014 Spending Bill Salvages Some Cuts from the Sequestration - by Jack Christy - February 5, 2014
Congress has restored some of the funds eliminated by the harsh sequestration legislation that was allowed to become law because of Congressional inaction. The omnibus legislation increases discretionary spending 2.6 percent above spending levels in the last fiscal year, thus restoring most of the money lost to sequestration last spring.
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