Older People's Housing - We need a solution

Cover Viewpoint 83

This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 83 discusses challenges the older people's housing market is facing. The future remains very uncertain and, in difficult financial times and with increased development risk, it argues that a new business model is required.

It explains that the traditional extra care business case focuses on predominantly a care solution. However, drawing on the lessons from HAPPI and the growing evidence of the benefits of a more aspirational housing 'offer', it questions whether we now need to look wider and offer a housing solution that provides quality homes for people of all ages?