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Housing for Older Adults Study

A study of the housing for older adults in Montgomery County was undertaken by the Planning Department’s Research and Special Projects Division in response to the county’s growing number of residents aged 55 and older – estimated to be nearly 288,000 people – and the housing challenges this population faces. Consultant Lisa Sturtevant and Associates worked with the George Mason University Center for Regional Analysis and Neighborhood Fundamentals to assess the housing needs of seniors in Montgomery County.

Among the goals of the research are to quantify the supply of housing serving older adults in the county; document the characteristics of the senior population; assess current and future demand for senior housing – both the amount and preferred housing types; and recommend ways of preparing to meet growing senior housing needs.


View the Presentation to the Montgomery County Planning Board (5/24/2018)

View the Press Release (5/21/2018)

View the Interactive Map