California retirement home residents face price hike by more than $1,000

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California retirement home residents face price hike by more than $1,000

Residents at a retirement home in California are facing a surge in their cost of living by more than $1,000 per month for rent and other fees, sparking outrage in the community, according to a report.

National City is located about six miles from San Diego.

They couldn't believe it. My mom said, The rent is going to go up $1,000 and I m like, That has to be a mistake. Collins said that her mother and stepfather, who fell in love with the residence after their first tour, and have enjoyed living there for a year now, are worried that they may not be able to afford it.

I am livid. My mom and her husband are 85 years old, on a fixed income. Most of the people there are between 80 and 95 - I've met people who are 95. They're not going to go get a second job. Collins told FOX 5 that there was no way for them to increase their income when they governed themselves on a certain budget.

Collins said that the price hike was an increase in fees and not rent, and was legally justified.

That is asinine. Even people who have been there for two months are going to have an increase of $1,000? How do I go through the cost of moving? Collins said that they were very upset and appalled that anyone could do this to the elderly or anyone.

The price surge was justified by the management of the village as necessary to offset the rising cost of labor, food and supplies.

According to Caring.com, the rent at the Dise Village, located at 2700 East 4th Street in National City, starts at $2,800 a month for Assisted Living and $3,640 a month for Independent Living.