Key Housing Subjects

Strategy

Policy and guidance on integrating plans for new and existing housing with strategies for improving health, wellbeing and sustainability.

Commissioning

Policy and guidance to help commissioners obtain good health and wellbeing outcomes from housing investment.

Supporting People

Information about the national Supporting People policy that promotes the development of support services to enable individuals to live independently in their own homes.

Housing Support

Guidance and examples about types of housing support.

Personalisation

Policy and practice that promotes choice and empowerment for individuals in accessing housing services.

Health & Wellbeing

Good practice in improving health and wellbeing through investment in housing.

Home Improvement

Information relating to services designed to improve the home environment such as adaptations, maintenance, insulation and improved heating. Includes information about Home Improvement Agencies (HIAs)

Housing for Older People

Information about a range of designated housing for older people, including extra care, sheltered/retirement housing, almshouses and cohousing.

Key Resources

Transforming almshouses for the 21st century

This Housing LIN report explores the potential for almshouses to play a greater role in offering housing for vulnerable older people.

A changing housing market for providers

Packed with highly informative data and analysis, this Housing LIN Viewpoint no 56 shows that the market for housing providers is going through a traumatic time. It argues that major changes are needed in attitudes to ageing, employment and savings amongst other things.

The Cohousing Approach to 'Lifetime Neighbourhoods'

This Housing LIN Factsheet No 29 considers how local authorities can work with public and private sector partners to develop a cohousing approach towards the outcomes sought from the government's national strategy on housing for an ageing society.

Housing, prevention and early intervention at work: a summary of the evidence base

This Housing LIN Viewpoint No 21, written by Jeremy Porteus, provides an overview of the evidence base and gives a personal account of the key housing and housing with care and support issues relating to prevention and early intervention. 

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