publication . Article . Book . 2012

Household attributes and the future demand for retirement housing

Ball, Michael; Nanda, Anupam;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, volume 6, pages 45-62 (issn: 1753-8270, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Emerald
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Purpose - Ageing populations provoke the question of how much bespoke housing should be provided for the elderly. Older people are generally reluctant to move but as they age health circumstances may encourage moves into specialised accommodation. This paper aims to report on an exercise in estimating the future demand for specialised independent living housing and the extent to which that demand will be for owner occupied accommodation or renting, using data for England. Design/methodology/approach - The most important predictor of demand for specialised housing is the extent of the requirement for at least some degree of long-term care due to loss of mobility....
Subjects
free text keywords: General Economics, Econometrics and Finance, Housing for the Elderly, Health care, business.industry, business, Social Welfare, Housing tenure, Renting, Finance, Private sector, Labour economics, Economics, Independent living, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Economic growth
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