Coming of age: Meeting the challenge of older homelessness

Jenny Pannell (New Policy Institute)
Guy Palmer (New Policy Institute)

Housing, Care and Support

ISSN: 1460-8790

Publication date: 1 December 2004


Older people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness have diverse and varied needs. Their needs are not the same as those of either younger homeless people or older people who already have secure and appropriate housing. This article explains the problems and proposes cost‐effective solutions for commissioners and providers.


Pannell, J. and Palmer, G. (2004), "Coming of age: Meeting the challenge of older homelessness", Housing, Care and Support, Vol. 7 No. 4, pp. 24-28.

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