The results of the consultation proposing to reduce the age limit from 60+ to 50+ at some Supported Housing schemes

We would like to thank everyone who took part in our consultation from the 28 May 2019 to 19 August 2019, considering proposals to reduce the age criteria at some of our supported housing schemes.

A short summary of the consultation findings can be found in the tables below.

Question 1. To what extent do you agree or disagree with reclassifying the age limit from 60+ to 50+ on the specific blocks listed?

Consultation pie chart 1

61% Agree or strongly agree

7% Neither agree or disagree

31% Disagree or strongly disagree

  Strongly Agree




  Strongly disagree

Base correspondents: 467

Question 2. If the proposed changes were implemented, what impact do you feel this may have on you, your family or community?

Consultation pie chart 2

42% Positive impact

25% No impact at all

28% Negative impact

  A very positive impact

  A fairly positive impact

  A slightly positive impact

  No impact at all

  Don't know

  A slightly negative impact

  A fairly negative impact

  A very negative impact

Base correspondents: 468

After reviewing the results of this consultation and the current letting situation (which has improved), the council will not be changing the age criteria at any of the supporting schemes which were under review.

Once again a big thank you to all residents who took part in this consultation.