Affordable Senior Housing

Senior Retirement Communities | HUD Housing

Affordable senior housing is a special program implemented by the federal government's Housing and Urban Development (HUD) office. Seniors who qualify for Section 202 housing named after the section of the federal legislation authorizing it have access to rental housing specifically for people over the age of 62 who have incomes under 50 percent of the area median income.

How To Apply for HUD Housing? - Locate your local Public Housing Agency - Click Here (please note, you must deal with housing complex you are considering directly. Silver Census does not work with these apartments on a national level.

Please note: If you are in need of HUD Housing and seeking availability, you must contact the property directly about obtaining an application and status availability.

Section 202 residences are built and run by private, non-profit groups who have received loan incentives from HUD. HUD is not involved in day to day operations. Rents are calculated according to income, and rental assistance funds pay whatever balance remains. Here are some frequently asked questions about affordable senior housing that you may find helpful: