Urbani izziv Volume 0, No. 28–29, December 1995
University of Central England, Faculty of the Built Environment, School of Housing, Birmingham, Great Britain
Sheltered housing in Britain – an approach to managing the housing needs of the elderly
The principal response by providers of public and social rented housing to the housing needs of elder people has been to provide “sheltered” housing. Has this emphasis on housing been the most appropriate housing management solution to the housing problems of older people? This paper presents a brief case study illustrating two categories of sheltered housing scheme.
housing, characteristic population groups, elderly people, social policy, housing policy, Great Britain