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Welcome to the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA). Created in 1991, ASHA represents the interests of more than 500 companies involved in the finance, development and operation of the full spectrum of housing and services for seniors – including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and continuing care (or life plan) communities. ASHA primarily focuses on legislative and regulatory advocacy, research, and educational opportunities and networking for senior living executives.
Changes in the guidance lean favorably to seniors housing operators. In response to the revised guidance, ASHA President David Schless, told McKnights, “[It] is more consistent with guidance that was previously relied upon by senior living operators.” ASHA, he added, will continue to seek clarification from HHS about other reporting guidance issued in September.Read more about HHS Amends Reporting Requirements, Operators Expected to Keep More Relief Funds
ASHA President David Schless spoke to the New York Times about seniors housing trends in New York City. Post-pandemic, there could be a much bigger audience for this type of real estate product. “New York is probably as underserved as any place in the United States,” including rural regions, said David Schless, President of the […]Read more about Several High-End Seniors Housing Towers Come to NYC with Pandemic Adjustments
Senior living industry operators that started to receive much needed funding from HHS’s Provider Relief Fund (PRF) are now deeply concerned that the New Reporting Requirements have created widespread confusion and unexpected potential barriers to retaining the funding received.Read more about ASHA Sends Letter to HHS in Response to Changes in PRF Reporting Requirements