publication . Book . 2011

Housing markets and independence in old age: expanding the opportunities

Ball, Michael; Blanchette, R.; Nanda, Anupam; Wyatt, Peter; Yeh, J.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 May 2011
  • Publisher: University of Reading
  • Country: United Kingdom
This report highlights the benefits of specialised private retirement accommodation and recommends a\ud number of simple policy changes at no cost to the public purse to help increase its supply and address\ud the challenges of housing an ageing population.
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