Moving Toward Age-Friendly Housing in King County

This assessment is instrumental for understanding how to meet the current – and future – housing needs of older adults in King County, US. This assessment utilized various strategies: 1) secondary data analysis of federal, state, and local data sources to assess several factors, including current housing stock, diversity of the older adult population within King County, and housing cost burden for households with older adults; and 2) literature review and case study analysis to examine historically under-served and vulnerable older adult populations as well as identify current best practices and policy approaches to support aging in place and age-friendly initiatives.