Generation Stuck: Exploring the Reality of Downsizing in Later Life

This ILC report explores:

  • Older peoples' attitudes towards moving
  • The pros and cons of downsizing
  • Provides evidence to help inform the public debate about the role of housing stock held by older people


While the demand for downsizing options is substantial, the report found there is still work to be done with raising awareness around the merits of downsizing, from releasing equity to improving physical wellbeing.