Key Takeaways

  • NCOA is committed to helping older Americans live with their best possible health and economic security.

  • If you're an older homeowner wanting to explore how to tap your home equity, download NCOA's free guide today.

  • Our guide walks you through different options, including reverse mortgages and home equity lines of credit.

Are you an older homeowner who wants to stay in your home as you age? Explore your options to tap your home equity with our free guide. 

NCOA's Use Your Home to Stay at Home© is the official federally approved consumer booklet for older homeowners considering tapping their home equity using a reverse mortgage. The guide also provides information on other housing and home equity options available to older adults looking to remain in their homes as they age.

What's included:

  • Questions for older homeowners to ask about whether their home still meets their needs
  • Description of other housing options, such as continuing care retirement communities and senior apartments
  • Loan options available from tapping your home equity
  • An explanation of the different types of reverse mortgages and the advantages and disadvantages of each

The guide also provides information on other housing and home equity options available to older adults looking to remain in their homes as they age.

You can download a digital copy of the English guide below. A Spanish version is also available for download.

To order multiple printed copies, please visit our ordering site