50+ Housing Council

Council Mission Statement

The WCFHBA 50+ Housing Council is to provide a forum for those interested in all aspects of active adult living, universal, and accessible design. We encourage continuous education, advocacy and networking. The Council will be the utmost source for the local building industry as industry goals apply to the aging population. The Council will also serve to empower the housing industry for promotion of optimal and safe aging in place.


NAHB 50+ Housing Council
The 50+ Housing Council serves the special needs of NAHB members involved in all aspects of 50+ housing, including design, development, finance, ownership, management, and sales and marketing. Browse the resources below to learn more about the 50+ Housing Council.

The Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist (CAPS)
The CAPS designation program teaches the technical, business management, and customer service skills essential to competing in the fastest growing segment of the residential remodeling industry: home modifications for the aging-in-place.

50+ Housing Magazine
Available by subscription through NAHB. 50+ Housing Magazine is the leading industry publication of its kind that focuses on the growing 50+ housing market. Each issue is packed with information on the latest research and trends, current industry issues, 50+ Housing Council and NAHB news, and everything you need to build, develop, design, market, and sell to the exclusive active adult and seniors markets. Articles are written by builders, developers, architects, and other industry professionals who have experience with the mature market.