Affordable Housing Gay Seniors. Jerry Zeft, 70, explores his new home in the John C. Anderson apartments, an affordable housing complex aimed at gay seniors, Thursday, Jan. It's one of the only such buildings in the nation, serving an untapped market that experts say will continue to grow as the population ages. Gay seniors often fear discrimination, disrespect or worse by health care workers and residents of traditional elder housing facilities, ultimately leading many back into the closet after years of being open.
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Located in the block of South 13th Street, the six-story complex has 56 one-bedroom apartments, a 5, square foot courtyard, and a spacious lobby with fireplace. Michael, who is 70 and suffers from severe arthritis and peripheral neuropathy, is moving from a larger, older home in Northeast Philadelphia. So it was built for older people in mind - for safety.
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