How Census Bureau Data Can Help Older Americans Afford Housing

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
When John Wilson became a King County, Washington, assessor two years ago, housing affordability was headed in a downward spiral, especially for the county’s low-income senior citizens, the disabled, and disabled veterans. To help older residents, the state provides a property tax exemption for homeowners over the age of 61 who are on fixed or low incomes. According to the 2017 American Community Survey (ACS) one-year estimates, King County is home to 362,157 residents age 62 and over. Follow this link to read more.  Sourced from: United States Census Bureau