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1BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS: PACE PROGRAMS AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR the ELDERLY Aimee Reimann, COO United Church Homes and ServicesLane Sarver, Owner Sarver Housing GroupGregg Warren, President/Executive Director: dhic, Inc
2Aimee Reimann, COO United Church Homes and Services Aimee Reimann spearheaded UCHS’ first PACE program (Carolina SeniorCare) in Recently her efforts have been focused on new PACE services in Forsyth Stokes and a portion of Yadkin counties as well as expansion of Carolina SeniorCare in Beaufort, Carteret, Craven and Pamlico Counties in Eastern North Carolina.
3Lane Sarver, Founder and President Sarver Housing Group Lane brings over 45 years of experience in affordable housing,Lane is based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.Lane holds a BArch and a BA in Sociology from Louisiana State University, a Master of Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Master of International Housing and Social Change from the London School of Economics. Lane serves on the North Carolina Interagency Council for Coordinating Homeless Programs and recognized as a leading figure in affordable housing throughout North Carolina.
4Gregg Warren, President and ED DHIC Gregg has led DHIC since Over the years, DHIC has established a reputation as an innovative, productive developer of affordable housing in the Triangle area. Award winning properties provide stable, quality housing for the residents we serve, and our homeownership education programs provide clients with long term success.Prior to DHIC, Gregg spent six years in state government distributing housing and community development funds and providing technical assistance to smaller towns and counties across North Carolina. He also worked as the founding Executive Director of the Chatham Housing Authority and as a housing planner for Triangle J Council of Governments.
5United Church Homes and Services Incorporated in 1961, UCHS has a rich tradition of commitment to older adults, offering lifestyle opportunities with something for everyoneA supporting foundationThree retirement communitiesAbernethy Laurels, Newton, NCPiedmont Crossing, Thomasville, NCLake Prince Woods, Suffolk, VA
6United Church Homes and Services Seven supportive housing programsCarolina Senior Living, Lexington, NCCovenant Place, Chapel Hill, NCEmmanuel’s Place, Statesville, NCSt. Matthew’s Place, Albemarle, NCNew Bern Older Adult Housing (NOAH), New Bern, NCSt. Joseph’s Place, Durham, NCThe Willows, Burlington, NC
7United Church Homes and Services Home Care ServicesLaurels at Home, Newton, NCPiedmont Crossing Home Care, Thomasville, NC
8WHAT IS PACE?Comprehensive, fully integrated health care delivery system for the frail, older adultsCommunity-basedComprehensive (medical and social services)Capitated (managed care)CoordinatedHonors the desires of the frail elderly
9WHY PACE? Participants stay in familiar surroundings Participants maintain a certain self-sufficiencyParticipants maintain a maximum level of physical, social and cognitive function
10PACE and HousingRole with housing – Nearly all PACE programs (95%) serve participants who reside in senior housing.Participants residing in senior housing –Nearly half (45%) of serve participants that reside in 5-10 senior housing buildings, and most (63%) are located between 5 and 10 miles from their PACE center.
11PACE and HousingOwnership of senior housing – Less than one-third (29%) of PACE programs own either affordable senior housing or assisted living units; of these, most include funds from the HUDSection 202 program.Co-location with senior housing – Nearly one-third (32%) of PACE programs co-locate at least one of their centers with senior housing.
12Carolina SeniorCareDesire for participants remain independent as long as possible in the least restrictive setting
13Sarver Housing GroupSarver Housing Group works with non-profit organizations and for-profit developers to create affordable housing opportunities for the elderly and people with disabilities
14Affordable Housing for Low Income Elderly Affordability: residents usually pay 30% of income for shelter and utilities
15Affordable Housing for Low Income Elderly Continued Sources of Affordable Housing: FederalPublic Housing - Elderly Housing ProjectsNumber of PHA’s in NCNumber of elderly specific projectsPublic Housing – Section 8 VouchersNumber of Section 8 agencies in NCNumber of vouchers limited, long waiting lists
16Affordable Housing for Low Income Elderly Continued For persons whose only income is Supplemental Security Income of $710, rent + utilities should not exceed $213.Supplements or subsidies are needed to make the difference to rents of modest but decent housing - HUD has established “Fair Market Rents” for each county, which is supposed to represent the rent at the 40% range of rents.
17Affordable Housing for Low Income Elderly Continued Private Non-profit HousingRent Supplement Projects (Section 236)Older projects, many being phased outProject Based Section 8 ProjectsOlder projects were Federal allocationsNewer project must obtain vouchers from PHA’s limited supply, through attrition as vouchers are returnedSection Capital Advances and Project Rental Assistance Contract (PRAC units)Number of projects/units in NCProgram has ended capital advances, is slated to provide rental assistance units to Housing Finance Agencies.
18Affordable Housing for Low Income Elderly Continued Private Non-Profit and For-Profit HousingLow Income Housing Tax Credit – Allows lower rents by inviting private investment in return for credits against income tax liabilities for 10 years.Approx 2500 units in North Carolina each yearHighly competitive, does not reach low income except with additional rental subsidies.
19HUD Promote seniors to age in place Provide seniors a safe, affordable home
20Affordable Housing for Low Income Elderly Continued Housing with PACE – Section 202 housing provided by non-profit PACE operatorsUnited Church Homes and Services - Co-locating housing adjacent to PACE site, Carolina SeniorCare and Carolina Senior LivingSt. Joseph of the Pines – 202 projects that serve Fayetteville PACE Center, LIFE St. Joseph of the Pines
21About DHICDHIC is a leading non-profit affordable housing developer based in Raleigh, North CarolinaEstablished in 1974 with a mission to build communities in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina that are diverse, economically vibrant, and affordableDHIC is the developer/owner of 21 rental communities for families, 13 senior rental communities, 2 supportive housing complexes, all of which total 2,100 apartments in 8 counties
22About DHICAll of our senior apartments are designed for independent living with full kitchens and bathsTwo types of senior housingTax credit: 7 communities w/ 460 apartmentsHUD 202: 5 communities w/ 179 apartmentsPartner with Resources for Seniors to provide service CoordinationHIGH DEMAND!
23What is Service Coordination? A service coordinator’s objective is to assist each resident in maximizing independence while remaining in his/her home. This goal is accomplished by linking residents with appropriate community resources.The service coordinator:Conducts client assessments and identifies potential needsArranges health, wellness, and educational presentations at the senior communityService coordinators do not provide direct servicesService coordination operates on a fee-based contract
24Highland Village Cary, NC Site MapHighland Village Cary, NCHighlandVillage ApartmentsManorApartmentsTerraceThe Highland VillageTownhomes
25Highland Village Cary, NC Site OverviewHighland Village Cary, NC
26Highland Terrace Cary, NC DemographicsHighland Terrace Cary, NC80 apartments86 residentsFemale HH:Male HH:Joint/Married: 6Average Age: 74Average Income $18,660Contract Rent: $365-$615Average Rent: $558Resources for Seniors and the Town of Cary are the service partners for our senior sites at Highland Village
27Turnberry Wake Forest, NC HUD 202Turnberry Wake Forest, NC
28Turnberry Wake Forest, NC DemographicsTurnberry Wake Forest, NC41 apartments41 residentsFemale HH:Male HH:Average Age: 76Average Income $12,939Contract Rent: $416Average Rent: $195Walking distance toNorthern Wake Senior CenterResources for Seniors is the service partner for Turnberry Apartments
29Carolina SeniorCare Carolina Senior Living Site Map
32Carolina Senior Living 30 Units1 Bedroom/1 BathroomHandicap AccessibleRent Based on IncomeAge Requirement: 62 and olderOther amenities include a multipurpose community room with a kitchen, a screened-in porch, common laundry rooms, fitness room, library and media room.
35Building Relationships What PACE can offer Housing:Highly Coordinated CareTransportationSocializationEntertainmentVolunteer Opportunities, sense of purposeAbility to age in placeMealsTenant RetentionOther ideas, telehealth, health screens
36Building Relationships How PACE Benefits from Housing:Participant access to affordable, safe and secure housingParticipant can age in placeBuild friendshipsReferral Source
37Community BenefitsRevitalization of neighborhoods (many PACE sites are renovated properties)New businesses (a new pharmacy has opened adjacent to Carolina Senior Living)
38New pharmacy opens near Carolina SeniorCare and Carolina Senior Living
39Winning Combinations UCHS Future Plans Include: Carolina SeniorCare Expansion near our HUD property (NOAH) in New Bern, NC
40Measuring the Costs, Savings of Aging in Place Evidence suggests programs that support aging in place may yield cost savings for families, government, and health systemsAging in place has also been shown to have health and emotional benefits over institutional care
41Housing and healthcare is a winning combination It's catching on. A recent article in HousingFinance.com illustrates how developers for-profit and non-profit are recognizing the benefits of combining housing and healthcare. We are delighted to be on the forefront of this trend in North Carolina
43QuestionsContact Information:United Church Homes and Services100 Leonard AvenueNewton, NCAimee ReimannSarver Housing Group900-C Franklin Square 1829 E. Franklin Street Chapel Hill, North Carolina Lane SarverDHIC, Inc. 113 South Wilmington Street Raleigh, NC 27601Gregg Warren