Briefing: Housing an ageing population

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
December 7, 2017
Mark Barrow LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • demographic changes
  • options for new build and choice
Caring for People, Health, public health, adult social care, Housing and Planning
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In common with most of the developed world the UK is ageing rapidly. Suitable housing is of critical importance to our health and wellbeing. As leaders of place, councils must take a greater strategic approach to enhance the housing and lifestyle choices for people in later life.

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