A Home for the Ages

This report makes the case for tackling the current shortage of housing suitable to meet the needs of an ageing population.

The report includes data provided by the Centre for Towns showing which places are getting oldest fastest, alongside survey data from ComRes identifying preferences of over 55s in the housing market.

A Home for the Ages: Planning for the Future with Age-Friendly Design challenges the current failure in England to meet the need for housing that is suitable for the older generation. From making the current housing stock more accessible through to delivering specialised housing for people with significant care needs, there is currently a failure to build enough of all forms of age-friendly housing.