New state initiative to house elderly people

Junior housing minister Damien English and junior health minister Jim Daly will this week publish a wide-ranging policy document which sets out dozens of policy responses to the state’s rapidly rising population of over-65s

24th February, 2019
Junior health minister Jim Daly

Nearly a third of all new homes will have to be designed and built in such a way as to accommodate elderly people under government plans to house the state’s ageing population.

Junior housing minister Damien English and junior health minister Jim Daly will this week publish a wide-ranging policy document, titled Housing Options for Our Ageing Population, which sets out dozens of policy responses to the state’s rapidly rising population of over-65s...

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