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The previous tread's title say a glut exists is false.

Housing is not a regulated industry in the sense of pharmaceuticals - the law of supply and demand exits.

Today there are more people with money to pay for Assisted Living, Nursing homes (aka skilled care), continuing care communities, active adult communities, etc. than the supply.

Can everyone who would benefit from those options afford it no.


90% of the retirement and assisted living facilities we have looked at over the years last decade for my MIL won't tell you their cost. They don't even have an onsite sales function in most cases. Not exactly like the local car dealer or Kroger store.

We live in an active adult community. The builder has multiple in our part of the country with units for sale. Location #1 with cheaper land has prices 20% higher than location #2 -- these are less than 100 miles apart. When I asked why I was told local price was the only way they could slow demand to match building rate limitations. As the previous thread points out - there are waiting lists - not empty rooms.
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