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CLUSTER MANUFACTURED HOUSING (CMH): ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO SUPPORT RURAL…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
26913
Program Year/Program:
1994 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
26913
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Leo Inc.
1401 New York Ave Nw # 110 Washington, DC 20005
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1994
Title: CLUSTER MANUFACTURED HOUSING (CMH): ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT TO SUPPORT RURAL ELDERLY
Agency: USDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

DISPROPORTIONATELY LARGE NUMBERS OF AMERICA'S ELDERLY (65+) LIVE IN THE RURAL AREAS OF CENTRAL UNITED STATES. THEY HAVE POORER HOUSING, POORER HEALTH, LOWER INCOMES AND LESS ACCESS TO SERVICES THAN THEIR URBAN COUNTERPARTS. OF THE OLD ALMOST 80%, TYPICALLY WIDOWED FEMALES, LIVE ALONE OR IN NURSING HOMES BECAUSE OF THE LACK OF ACCEPTABLE, AFFORDABLE SUPPORTIVE LIVING ARRANGEMENTS. THE RESEARCH OBJECTIVE IS TO DETERMINE THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDRESSING THIS NEED OF THE ELDERLY THROUGH THE USE OF MANUFACTURED LIVING UNITS, CLUSTERED AND MANAGED TO PROVIDE SUPPORT SERVICES - AND AS AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES. THIS PROJECT, USING LOCAL CONSULTANTS AND PERSONNEL IN FOUR LAND GRANT UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICES, AREA AGENCIES ON AGING AND OTHER COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP, WILL USE EXISTING TECHNOLOGY, GERONTOLOGICAL RESOURCES, AND HIGHLY REGARDED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND ADULT AND CONTINUING EDUCATION PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES, AND WILL INTRODUCE THIS CONCEPT TO TWENTY-THREE SCATTERS-SITE DEMONSTRATION CLUSTERS IN PAGE COUNTY, IOWA.

Principal Investigator:

Dr Leo L Cram
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Leo Inc.
1401 New York Ave Nw # 110 Washington, DC 20005

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No