Monthly Archives: September 2014

Government consultation on housing standards technical review

Government has just published its housing standards technical review for consultation. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/slashing-red-tape-to-boost-british-housebuilding It is disappointing in relation to housing for ageing in that it opts for optional improvements to new homes rather than universal age friendly standards. Age UK’s preliminary … Continue reading

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Two recent reports focus on housing and ageing

Age UK has published its report on housing for later life which says unsuitable housing costs the NHS millions. It sets out a number of recommendations including… All new mainstream and specialised housing should comply with higher accessibility standards to … Continue reading

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