The UK’s bungalow crisis

Posted on February 24, 2022

An article in the Daily Mail recently highlighted the extent of the bungalow crisis in the UK Daily Mail bungalows article October 2019


Headline statistics as below:


  • Almost two thirds of over-65s want bungalow built exclusively for older home-buyers .
  • There are about 2 million bungalows in the UK – with just 2,418 built in 2018.
  • More than 12 million over-65s in the UK and this could rise by 8.2m by 2068.
  • Millions unable to downsize due to house shortages, according YouGov survey.


SageHaus Living are proud to be delivering an innovative housing solution that can help contribute to reduce this current and ever increasing housing crisis. We too hope that the Local Authorities and Government accept the scale of the issue and look to work with developers like us to help provide this much needed housing type.