{ "@type": "DefinedTerm", "@id": "https://affordablehousingonline.com/glossary/Elder-Cottage-Housing-OpportunityECHO-Units", "name": "Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity(ECHO) Units", "description": "

Small, free-standing, barrier-free, energy efficient and removable units designed to be installed adjacent to existing single-family dwellings. ECHO units are designed to provide accessible housing for elders so that they can live independently close to family or other supportive households.<\/p>", "inDefinedTermSet": "https://affordablehousingonline.com/glossary" },

Affordable Housing Online is monitoring the federal government's response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. 

An extensive list of coronavirus resources for low-income households can be found here.

Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity(ECHO) Units

View All Glossary Definitions

Small, free-standing, barrier-free, energy efficient and removable units designed to be installed adjacent to existing single-family dwellings. ECHO units are designed to provide accessible housing for elders so that they can live independently close to family or other supportive households.