Pandemic Leads Families to Care for Loved Ones at Home [Gray Area of the Law]

  • May 17, 2021
  • /   Shawn Rader
  • /   Gray Area of the Law,Blogs,Senior Housing,Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force
elderly woman reading
Attorney Shawn Rader discusses possible considerations for assisted living facilities as more families choose to keep their loved ones at home.

2021 Property Tax Valuations Being Determined [Gray Area of the Law]

  • May 5, 2021
  • /   Brendan Lynch
  • /   Blogs,Gray Area of the Law,Property Taxes,Tax,Real Estate,Senior Housing
property taxes
Shareholder Brendan Lynch discusses what to expect as property appraisers begin to determine 2021 valuations for properties in Florida, and what that could mean for property owners.

Biden Administration Plans to Spend $400 Billion on the Elderly [Gray Area of the Law]

  • April 21, 2021
  • /   Hallie Fisher
  • /   Blogs,Senior Housing,Gray Area of the Law
young person holding elderly persons arm
Senior Associate Hallie Fisher discusses the Biden Administration's goal of spending $400 billion over the next eight years, as part of the American Jobs Plan, to create jobs in the senior housing industry.

Aging at Home Becomes a Popular Option During Pandemic [Gray Area of the Law]

  • April 9, 2021
  • /   Shawn Rader
  • /   Blogs,Gray Area of the Law,Senior Housing
elderly woman reading
Shareholder Shawn Rader discusses a New York Times article about the movement of people away from traditional senior housing options towards aging at home due to COVID-19, and how it could affect the industry.

Low Vaccination Rate Among Senior Housing Staff Poses Problems. Are There Any Solutions? [Gray Area of the Law]

  • April 7, 2021
  • /   John Ruffier
  • /   Senior Housing,Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force,Coronavirus COVID-19 Task Force,Blogs,Gray Area of the Law
doctor holding vaccine needle
Lowndes Shareholder John Ruffier discusses Florida Trend's report that vaccination rates of staff are lagging across the state and what senior living facility operators can do.

Resident Newsletters: Good Idea or Disasters Waiting to Happen? [Gray Area of the Law]

  • February 18, 2021
  • /   John Ruffier
  • /   Gray Area of the Law,Blogs,Senior Housing
newsletter on an ipad on a desk
Shareholder John Ruffier discusses why resident newsletters could pose potential problems for senior living facilities.

Could Accessory Dwelling Units Be the Next Big Trend for Assisted Living Facilities? [Gray Area of the Law]

  • February 16, 2021
  • /   Shawn Rader
  • /   Senior Housing,Real Estate,Gray Area of the Law,Blogs
outside of senior living facility
Shareholder Shawn Rader discusses how assisted living facility corporations could benefit from getting involved with accessory dwelling units, whether it's building them themselves or offering loans and mortgages for them.

Property-Tax Exemptions for Senior-Living Facilities: Application Deadline is March 1, 2021 [Gray Area of The Law]

  • January 14, 2021
  • /   Brendan Lynch
  • /   Senior Housing,Tax,Gray Area of the Law,Blogs
person holding ipad
Attorney Brendan Lynch discusses the multiple statutes under which a senior living facility could be entitled to a property tax exemption.

Florida Fair Housing Act Amendment Removes Requirement to Register and Renew “55 and Over” Communities

  • October 29, 2020
  • /   Daniel McIntosh & Emmett Egger
  • /   Articles,Senior Housing,Real Estate,Real Estate Development
Florida Fair Housing Act
The Florida Legislature recently amended the Florida Fair Housing Act by removing regulatory requirements imposed on age-restricted communities.

Retail Struggles Become Senior Housing Opportunities [Gray Area of the Law]

  • October 27, 2020
  • /   Shawn Rader
  • /   Blogs,Senior Housing,Gray Area of the Law
Gray Area of the Law Blog
On October 25, John F. Wasik penned an interesting article in The New York Times regarding the conversion of shopping mall properties into senior housing.