Fit for the Future: Meeting the challenge of housing for an ageing population

This report by Genesis Housing Association for the International Housing Partnership, provides details of the various approaches taken by policy makers and housing providers in England, Canada, Australia and USA to address an ageing populations. It provides a useful infographic of common issues across the four countries, drivers for change, making best use of stock, design and sustainability and highlights the challenges for leadership for providers in managing risk, delivering quality and efficiency and responding to the aspirations of older people. Its recommendations include:

  • Engaging and involving older people in scoping out future services and provision
  • Developing future-proof solutions that are scalable
  • Delivering innovation in financing new supply