It sounds like a horror movie -- don't go outside or the old folks will get you. And if you're caught, you won't just get a slap on the wrist and a lecture about shiftless millennials. They're serious about calling the police to enforce a charge of "harboring children," to the point where fines and threats of legal action will be used to maintain their reverse Logan's Run. One age cop's description of his child patrol duties sounds like a Terminator hunting for signs of human resistance. A little misplaced sandal on a front step or a ball in a backyard with a fence not tall enough to hide it? Sound the alarm. It's reached the point where people who have fallen on hard times and want to move in with mom or grandma until they can reassemble their lives are being turned away, because crippling economic depression really puts a damper on Bingo night.
And, yes, it's completely legal to enforce this; the Fair Housing Act has a loophole the Sun Cities exploit as the sole basis for their existence. While you can't discriminate against potential homeowners on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, or religion, it's totally fine to tell someone they don't have enough gray hair to occupy. And you'd better believe that people who've spent their whole lives working hard and raising kids are going to take advantage of that to get a little goddamn peace and quiet.
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It's surprisingly easy for a community to survive without any kids. Although, as June explains, it does create oddities, like jobs normally associated with a college student working minimum wage for beer money being done by someone old enough to be that teen's dad.
"Most of the people who work here are past retirement age. At the food store we can't get help with our groceries because there is only one bag boy young enough to help us. He's in his 40s and there is sometimes a wait to help load up your car."