Homelessness factsheet 89

This factsheet explains what help is available if you are homeless or at risk of homelessness, for example because of a tenancy ending or relationship breakdown. It looks at common causes of homelessness and what to do in each case, what to do if you urgently need a place to stay, and the criteria you […]

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Housing Options for Older People in Scotland

This guide is an introduction to the different types of accommodation and support services available for older people across Scotland. With thanks to Housing Options Scotland and Nationwide Building Society.

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Funding Adaptations to the home A guide for homeowners

Homeowners guide to funding major adaptations in Scotland

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Funding Adaptations to the home A guide for private tenants

Private tenants guide to funding major adaptations in Scotland

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Home Energy Scotland

 

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Housing our Ageing Population Plan for Implementation HAPPI 2

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Housing and Care for Older People, chaired by Lord Best, has highlighted the benefits of improved housing options for older people. Their 2012 inquiry report, written by Jeremy Porteus – Secretary to the APPG Inquiry and director of the Housing LIN – is the result of a five […]

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Housing our Ageing Population Positive Ideas HAPPI 3 Making retirement living a positive choice

This volume in the influential HAPPI series for the APPG on Housing and Care for Older People calls on policymakers, house-builders and other stakeholders to address the concerns and issues that deter some people from moving to specialist housing. It says coordinated action is needed to give those approaching – or in – retirement greater […]

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Housing Options for Older People

Looking ahead to 2026, the rising number of older people, combined with increased longevity, will create a much greater need for properties suitable for the impaired and averagely frail very old. This calls for a commitment to new ‘lifetime’ homes, constructed with the lifestyles of older people in mind. There is a need to plan […]

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