Independent senior living communities, also known as retirement communities, senior living communities or independent retirement communities, are housing designed for seniors 55 and older. These communities offer a lifestyle filled with recreational, and social opportunities.
Student-owned and -operated housing co-operatives were formed primarily for economic reasons to provide low-cost housing to university students. Secondarily, they generally provide experience in self-governance and social cooperation.
Urban infill focuses on the reuse and repositioning of obsolete or underutilized buildings and sites. This type of development is essential to renewing blighted neighborhoods and knitting them back together with more prosperous communities.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) administers Federal aid to local housing agencies that manage the housing for low-income residents, including seniors and people with disabilities, at rents they can afford.
Garden Style/Walk Up
A garden apartment complex consists of low-rise apartment buildings built with landscaped grounds surrounding them. The apartment buildings are often arranged around courtyards that are open at one end.
Condos & Townhomes
A condominium is a residential structure that is part of a bigger building. Condos are usually owned and occupied by the same person making it different from an apartment where the property is owned by one party and occupied by another.