Mon 18 Jul 2016
Much has been made in the housing press of the recently reported proposed 120,000 home ‘mega merger’ between Sanctuary Group and housing&care21, and they are not alone. Consolidation in the social housing sector is gathering pace.
Tue 31 May 2016
Much of the discussion around housing an older population has focused on extra-care accommodation. But, says Charlotte Cook, multi-generation homes are still high on the agenda.
Mon 04 Apr 2016
Whilst debate continues surrounding the provision of housing for first time buyers, it is worth noting the disproportionate level of home ownership among the over 55s and how constant that has remained over the last 40 years.
Tue 02 Feb 2016
It seems timely to consider, when discussing the offering we make in the housing world to the older population looking to secure appropriate housing, the HAPPI3 inquiry.
Fri 27 Nov 2015
The Housing Bill has generated much discussion, particularly around first-time buyers and starter-homes, and the extension of the right to buy to housing association tenants.
Tue 06 Oct 2015
One may be forgiven for thinking that all current interest in housing need stems from the perceived plight of potential first time buyers or those looking to take up their own first independent accommodation via the private rented sector. That serves to ignore a very important sector of the housing market, and possibly a mirror of the attitude of many in society generally towards older people.