What will mega mergers mean for older residents?

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.

The return of multi-generation homes

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.

We’re not going anywhere!

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.

Building the right stuff in the right place?

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.

Housing and Planning Bill 2015 – What’s in it for the Older Person?

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.

The other end of the housing market

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.

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Social Housing Annual Conference 2017

Thu 09 Nov 2017

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