This case study explores one approach to procuring specialist forms of housing for older people and vulnerable adults, Extra Care Housing (ECH), through the Private Finance Initiative (PFI). Typically this approach enables a local authority to achieve a number of new or remodelled developments within one contract, with the potential for efficiency savings and a consistent approach to quality of design and services through a long-term partnership with one provider.

Publisher: Housing LIN
Published Date: 2008
Author: Liz Cairncross, Juliet Bligh
Length: 28pp

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