Senior housing is hot. As more Americans enter retirement age they are changing the face of retirement living and many of them don’t want one-size-fits-all housing. Older Americans are demanding innovative housing solutions and builders, developers, and architects are responding.

Projects across the country are pushing the envelope in pleasing and meeting the needs of this huge market segment. Click through the stories below for a dozen great examples of boomer housing that stands out.


Capitol Hill Rowhouse Will Allow Its Residents to Age in Place


Shea is one of many production builders offering homes at the outdoor-focused, ranch-centric community.
Eric Figge Shea is one of many production builders offering homes at the outdoor-focused, ranch-centric community.

California MPC to Encompass 6,000 Homes for Active Adults

Westlake rendering
Westlake rendering

Minto Announces Three New Large-Scale Communities

Massachusetts Senior Care Facility Offers Integrated Approach


Fountaingrove Lodge, Oakmont Senior Living, Santa Rosa, Calif.
Kaminsky Productions Fountaingrove Lodge, Oakmont Senior Living, Santa Rosa, Calif.

California Community Offers a Place for LGBT Seniors to Call Home


Thomas Alredge

Luxury Virginia Project a Hit with D.C. Downsizers


Manhattan Memory Care Facility Gets Under Way


The triplex homes at Hidden Ravines, an Epcon community in the metropolitan Columbus, Ohio area, is one of the first of the new series of attached homes.
The triplex homes at Hidden Ravines, an Epcon community in the metropolitan Columbus, Ohio area, is one of the first of the new series of attached homes.

Epcon Eyes Higher-Density Development


Drees Opens Homes in Texas Multigenerational Community


Del Webb Enters Wilmington, N.C.


55+ Community Breaks Ground Near Richmond

Empty Nesters Flock to One-Level Design