Advice: Encouraging older people to downsize

Well planned and designed retirement housing could encourage older people to downsize, but councils need to work at understanding their home aspirations, finds Ben Kochan.

by Ben Kochan
Hanover's Woodside Square scheme in north London includes a range of tenures for differing affordability levels (PIC Hanover Housing Association)
Hanover's Woodside Square scheme in north London includes a range of tenures for differing affordability levels (PIC Hanover Housing Association)

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