Park Home Living - a good housing option for later life?

Cover Viewpoint 67

This Housing LIN Viewpoint no 67 explores the appeal that park homes have for many people as they get older. Satisfied older buyers say a Park Home is a good way to downsize and they get more for their money than they would if they bought a bricks and mortar property. But the problems residents face from unscrupulous Park site owners has given Park Homes a negative image.

Do recent reforms as a result of the Mobile Homes Act 2013 make a difference? Is a Park Home a good choice now for later life - especially as austerity continues to bite? Thus viewpoint explores the latest evidence.