The Housing LIN has long championed a variety of community-led approaches to housing for an ageing population. In line with this, we have published a range of useful materials to raise awareness and showcase latest practice.
s highlighted in this Housing LIN Viewpoint, What collaborative housing offers in a pandemic, COVID-19 has highlighted the value of existing community connections in enabling rapid responses to local needs. The impact of the pandemic on every community has led to new partnerships and a realisation that there are enormous reserves of skill, good will and energy available when people feel motivated by common interests. The Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research into Ageing have highlighted how this manifesting itself across their localities in a report that explores COVID-19, Inequality and Older People: Developing Community-Centred Interventions.
This online Directory seeks to enhance understanding and inspire local groups to co-produce innovative approaches to determine what might work in their community.
It specifically builds on the Housing LIN’s concept of ‘CollaborAGE’:
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