Hunter Christian Christian: “As family caregivers age or become unable to care for their relatives, there is a critical shortage of appropriate housing with necessary supportive services.”

POWAY, CA—The number of adults with developmental disabilities is increasing at a much greater rate than the general population, accelerating the demand for housing that serves this segment’s needs, Villa de Vida’s executive director Hunter Christian tells Mercy Housing’s 54-unit residential project for adults with developmental disabilities is scheduled to break ground mid-year in Poway, a city in Northern San Diego County, and it is targeted to be completed as early as winter of 2019.