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Home and dry: the need for decent homes in later life

 

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Home and dry: the need for decent homes in later life

A report from older people’s charity Care & Repair England reveals that more than 2 million over-55s are living in a home that endangers their health or wellbeing.

The report into inadequate housing in England found that more than 4.3 million homes in England don’t meet basic standards, most commonly because of the presence of a serious hazard to their occupants’ health or safety.