Supporting older people with data driven intelligence

Demographics and affluence are only one part of understanding the housing needs for later life. To understand older people’s wants and needs, and to find the best locations to meet them, we need to truly understand them as customers. What type of accommodation do they want? What wider facilities do they desire? What do they […]

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Executive Summary Understanding the factors that can influence the resale values of newlybuilt retirement properties

Executive summary of a report, written by Elderly Accommodation Counsel, considering the resale values of traditional retirement housing-with-support, built between 1995 and 2018.

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Understanding the factors that can influence the resale values of newlybuilt retirement properties

A report, written by Elderly Accommodation Counsel, considering the resale values of traditional retirement housing-with-support, built between 1995 and 2018.

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Older peoples housing care and support needs in Greater Cambridge 20172036

This study combines modelling of future demand and supply of older people’s housing with assessments of current policy and practice aimed at meeting the requirements of this population. Through these two research components the report provides a comprehensive, independent assessment which can form the basis of local policy making.

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Older Owners Research on the lives aspirations and housing outcomes of older homeowners in the UK

Research and policy analysis on the lives, aspirations and housing outcomes of older homeowners in the UK. This quantitative research uses data from Census 2011 and Wave 3 of Understanding Society. The research covers topics such as income, economic activity, moving plans, disability and health, and neighbourhood attachment. The research has been made possible by […]

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Housing our ageing population Learning from councils meeting the housing need for our ageing population

There is a distinct and urgent need to better provide a range of housing options to meet the wide variety of housing circumstances, aspirations and needs of people as they age. Between 2008 and 2039, 74 per cent of projected household growth will be made up of households with someone aged 65 or older. The […]

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Are housing associations ready for an ageing society

This report was commissioned by Genesis Housing Association, whose CE Neil Hadden says: “Clearly, an ageing population is, for our sector, a business critical issue. Increasing supply is an imperative for us, which is why it is so welcome that this report outlines the nuances we will need to consider if we are to meet […]

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Housing for Older People in Wales An Evidence Review

Wales has an increasing and increasingly diverse ageing population. This presents a challenge for Welsh housing. The majority of people over 65 in Wales are home owners – the likelihood of moving in later life decreases as we age, and is primarily in response to changing needs for support, or unanticipated events such as loss […]

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