Ageing and Housing

Views on the ageing society: survey of older people Saga [November 2018]

First Joint Report of the Health and Social Care and Housing, Communities and Local Government Committees of Session 2017–19 Long-term funding of adult social care [June 2018]

The 100-year life: the role of housing, planning and design SCIE  [June 2018]

Housing for Older People Inquiry Dept of Communities and Local Government Select Committee  [February 2018]

Home owners and Poverty JRF   [February 2018]

Demographic change and housing wealth National Housing Federation [February 2018]

Housing and disabled people: Britain’s hidden crisis EHRC  [May 2018]

Housing our ageing population – learning from councils meeting the housing need for our ageing population LGA  [September 2018]

Ageing Well: A housing manifesto is the Older People’s Housing Champion’s manifesto for housing and ageing [2017]

Building for Equality:  Disability and the Built Environment Report from the Women and Equalities Committee [April 2017]

Living in Fear – Experiences of older private renters in London. Age UK London [September 2017]

Ageing in squalor and distress:  older people in the private rented sector. Age UK [October 2017]

Dementia Friendly Housing Charter from Alzheimer’s Society [March 2017]

Building our Homes, Communities and Future: Local Government Association (LGA) has published its Housing Commission’s final report, setting out findings, conclusions and recommendations [December 2016]

Designing with Downsizers:The next generation of ‘downsizer homes’ for an active third age. This report from The University of Sheffield DWELL Project (Designing for Wellbeing in Environments for Later Life) captures some of the findings from a three year research project co-produced with older residents in Sheffield. Funded by the EPSRC-Led Lifelong Health and Wellbeing cross-council research programme, the multi-disciplinary DWELL project sought to explore third-agers’ housing aspirations to generate a series of design proposals using a co-design process [October 2016].

Future of an ageing population:. Foresight report from the Government Office for Science looks at the challenges and opportunities of an ageing society [July 16].

Building our homes, communities and future. LGA Housing Commission interim report [July 2016].

A new report Housing our Ageing Population: positive ideas Happi 3 has been published by the Housing LIN as a result of an Inquiry by the All Party Parliamentary group on housing and care for older people.

A report on Building safe choices, a feasibility study conducted by Stonewall Housing into the current provision of housing and related care and support for older LGBT people is now available [June 2016].

Living well in old age: The value of UK housing interventions in supporting mental health and wellbeing in later life, Meredith Fendt-Newlin, Michelle Cornes, Jill Manthorpe and Jo Moriarty, Kings College London [May 2016].

Infographic from Care & Repair England with key facts and figures about Older People, Housing, Health & Care [March 2016].