In this brief blog, we will consider housing options for over 50s.
Over 50 Housing options
When you are over 50 you will usually be able to rent anywhere you want to but there may be some home builders, care homes and social housing providers who cater especially for homes for over 50s.
Most over 50 Housing options will be:
Age-restricted – mostly over-50s, some over-55
Secure – with entry phone systems in apartments
Great for independent living.
Your housing options
Government schemes for over 50s
You may also be able to use a government scheme if you are over 50 to purchase a house.
The old peoples shared ownership scheme is one of these schemes which you may want to consider when looking for over 50 housing options.
If you need financial advice and you live in the UK then you could contact the Money Advice service over the phone or via chat for impartial advice.
You can also contact the debt charity “Step Change” if you are in debt and need help.