Off the radar: housing disrepair and health impact in later life

Publication type

Report

Author

Sue Adams

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Summary

The report was officially launched at the Care & Repair England 30th Anniversary Reception in the House of Lords on 3rd March.
The report sets out the national picture with regard to the scale of poor housing conditions amongst older people, the concentration of poor housing in the owner occupied sector and the resulting impact on the health and wellbeing of an ageing population.
The Building Research Establishment Trust very generously carried out extensive data analysis for us and some of the figures about ageing, disrepair and tenure are not currently available elsewhere.

Subjects

Older People, Well Being, Health, Social Policy and Housing Market

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