LGBTQ seniors face additional challenges in retirement, thus a retirement facility dedicated to their needs is being developed in Houston. (Photo: AP)

It’s not Kansas, or even Oz, but “There’s No Place Like Home,” a senior living facility designed to provide a place for LGBTQ residents of Houston, Texas, is a “one-of-a-kind project for Houston and any other red state.”

ABC affiliate KTRK reports that the project, set to cost nearly $24 million, could break ground as early as next year. In the report, Kent Loftin, chief development officer for the Montrose Center, is quoted saying that “It will be the only center in Houston that is LGBTQ culturally competent. What that means is that seniors of the same sex can retire and age together.”

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