Housebuilders need to make profit to have sustainable businesses and the resources to build homes (5 March, leader, page 3) but they risk casting themselves as the bad boys if they resist measures to address the needs of our rapidly ageing population

Unless builders, designers, the government and consumers work together to make our homes futureproof, we risk having an oversupply of housing that is not fit for purpose.

Philippa Aldrich, The Future Perfect Company