Housing for Women employs a dedicated Older Tenants Officer to assist our older tenants (defined as aged 60 and over). We focus on assisting our tenants in their existing homes as well as exploring other housing options as their individual requirements change.
We help our older tenants with:
We worked with the Older Women’s Co-Housing (OWCH) group during the development of New Ground – an innovative purpose-built scheme of 25 flats in High Barnet. Handover of the site was completed near the end of 2016 with Housing for Women’s 8 older tenants taking up residency in their new homes in early 2017.
The scheme was delivered with members of the OWCH group and the Hanover Housing Association. The acquisition of the 8 rented units for Housing for Women's tenants was made possible by a grant from the Tudor Trust.