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Even though the economic crunch is bringing housing prices down, Sarasota remains an expensive place to live, especially for those on a fixed income. Older people in particular are having trouble making ends meet. So let’s take a look at some subsidized housing alternatives that offer a downtown Sarasota lifestyle for those on a tight budget.
930 N. Tamiami Trail
1300 Sixth Street
A little less polished but still viable is McCown Tower, just a couple of blocks away in the Rosemary District. All ages can live here, but income restrictions also apply. In the past, McCown Tower has had its problems with drugs and such but today it seems well-run, with good security.