In New Haven:
7.7% of New Haven County's 65-and-older population, roughly 8,500 individuals, live below the poverty line.

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development subsidizes over 4,500 senior housing units in New Haven.

Currently, there is a substantial need for elderly residential care in New Haven.

In the Dixwell Neighborhood:
Approximately 5,011 individuals live in 1,906 housing units in the census tract surrounding the present Hannah Gray Home on Dixwell Avenue.

259 of these households are headed by individuals over 65 years of age.

202 other elderly individuals live in households which they do not own.

Woman Sitting at Table "Our senior citizens should never have to worry about being able to afford a safe and decent place to live."
- Mel Martinez, Former Secretary of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development