Philadelphia’s 1st gay-friendly senior housing complex opens

PHILADELPHIA - January 2, 2014 (WPVI) -- Today was move-in day for new residents of the John C. Anderson Apartments, Philadelphia's gay-friendly, low income, senior housing complex. It's the first apartment building of its kind in the city, and one of only a few in the nation! Michael Palumbaro is one of the first six tenants … Continue reading Philadelphia’s 1st gay-friendly senior housing complex opens

New LGBT Senior Apartment Community Opens in Minnesota

Times are changing rapidly and the age group with the lowest acceptance for the LGBT community is older adults.  Which is especially difficult for those LGBT senior in need of affordable and safe housing. However, as of September 1, 2013, LGBT older adults now have an option custom-made for them: the newly opened Spirit on … Continue reading New LGBT Senior Apartment Community Opens in Minnesota

Got an old Fridge? Free replacement refrigerators offered to low-income single family home owners – apply by July 31

Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) is trying to replace over 300 refrigerators before 8-31-13.  Anyone in Southeast Michigan is eligible if they meet certain requirements: You must be low-income You must have a DTE account for electricity The refrigerator being replaced must have a manufacture date prior to December 200 Visit the OLHSA website … Continue reading Got an old Fridge? Free replacement refrigerators offered to low-income single family home owners – apply by July 31

Ground breaking for new LGBT senior housing complex in Philadelphia

LGBT senior housing to open in 2013 in the City of Brotherly Love Politicians and activists broke ground for a LGBT friendly senior housing community in Philadelphia. The John C. Anderson Senior Residences will be located in the US northeastern city's traditionally gay neighborhood. Although the idea for the 56-unit  facility has been floating around … Continue reading Ground breaking for new LGBT senior housing complex in Philadelphia

Philly Gay Rights Pioneers Launch Landmark Senior Housing Project

PHILADELPHIA, PA - Project planners, LGBT-civil rights pioneers and public officials will mark the start of construction on Philadelphia’s LGBT-friendly low-income senior housing complex, the first urban project of its kind, located in the heart of the Philadelphia Gayborhood. The $19.5 million dmhFund and Pennrose Properties venture, set to be completed by the end of … Continue reading Philly Gay Rights Pioneers Launch Landmark Senior Housing Project

San Francisco Planning Commission Approves LGBT Senior Housing Plan

San Francisco's first affordable housing development and activities center created specifically for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors was approved Thursday in a unanimous vote by the San Francisco Planning Commission. The development at 55 Laguna St. in the Hayes Valley neighborhood will also be the country's largest development geared towards low-income LGBT seniors. Read More here