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.

This include:

Your housing options

Clarion housing


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.

John Bate

John has 22 years of experience in financial services. This spans across financial research, financial services (As a qualified mortgage broker and underwriter), financial trading and sales at global investment banks. While working as a publishing research analyst, he covered European bank credit and advised institutional clients on investment strategies at both JP Morgan and Societe Generale. John has passed all three levels of the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) programme.