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Housing: Older People

Question for Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

UIN 28179, tabled on 6 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what recent assessment he has made of the potential merits of establishing a new taskforce to assess how to accelerate the delivery of housing for older people.

Answered on

14 July 2021

Both the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Department of Health and Social Care are committed to further improving the diversity of housing options available to older people. We are engaging closely with both the sector and a range of other stakeholders on this issue. This includes considering the merits of different engagement and delivery models including proposals from the sector for a cross-Government taskforce.