congregate residence

congregate residence

A building (or portion thereof) containing facilities for living, sanitation, and sleeping as required by the applicable building code; may include facilities for cooking and/or eating for occupancy other than by a family. This classification includes, for example, convents, dormitories, fraternity or sorority houses, and shelters.
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The Company's Senior Living initiative is aimed at owners of assisted living and other adult congregate residence facilities.
The quandary is whether the discrimination laws allow congregate residences to ask someone to transfer out.
Of the 268 communities in this year's survey sample, approximately 42 percent are categorized as congregate residences, 34 CCRCs, and the balance, (25 percent) assisted living communities.