Jon Pynoos

  • Holder of UPS Foundation Chair in Gerontology
  • Director, Division of Policy and Services Research, Andrus Gerontology Center
  • Professor of Gerontology, Public Policy and Urban Planning
Office: (213) 740-1364

Expertise Summary

Expert on housing and health care for the elderly


  • housing for the elderly
  • long-term care
  • home safety and modifications for the frail elderly
  • aging in one's own home
  • healthy aging
  • public policy and the elderly
  • urban planning and the elderly

Additional Information

  • Director, National Resource and Policy Center on Housing and Long Term Care
  • Co-editor of Housing the Aged: Design Directives and Policy Considerations (1987) and Housing Frail Elders: International Policies, Perspectives and Prospects (1995)
  • Author of Housing Urban America, 1st and 2nd eds. (1973, 1980) and Breaking the Rules: Bureaucracy and Reform in Public Housing (1986)
  • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Aging and Social Policy
  • Fellow, Gerontological Society of America and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
  • Member, California Commission on Aging