At what point are we 'old'?

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We know a song about that, don't we, Johnny? (And now I'm showing my age - and for the younger readers, Hale & Pace, and you can look the lyrics up)
When there are more people than houses.
That's just a sign that we need to build more houses, not that we are over populated. Its a worldwide issue, even though the birth rate globally is low.

I posted the below film some time ago about this, but here it is again:

Its long, but worth watch, as it also goes into the type of housing we need - higher density, to enable walkable neighbourhoods. Building enough houses (by this we also mean low rise flats/apartments), it would make housing afordable again. Do it right (creating walkable neighbourhoods and more public transport) will lower our carbon footprint, an dimprove quality of life in a miriad of ways.

Over population is where there are not the resources to provide for the population. This hasn't happened, and Malthus was wrong.
If we are not overpopulated, we would not need to build more houses, would we.
I can see where you are coming from, but a shortage of housing is not a metric for over population.

Population rises, so we should build more houses, and we could. The only thing stopping us from building more is political will.

Over population would cause problems with food scarcity etc. In a Maltusian scenario, but we are not seeing that.

Don't forget that the more people there are, the more people there are to solve problems, and when we get to about 10billion, the population should stablise, if not go down. Urbanisation is set to increase globally, which could actually make it easier to build more houses in large quantities.
You're old when other people say so. Age is in the eye of the beholder.
I walk through the house, I don't feel old, until I look in the mirror and an old man stares back at me. Then...

But as Groucho Marx said, "You're only as old as the woman you feel!"
If we are not overpopulated, we would not need to build more houses, would we.
Yes, if prosperous people like to own second or third homes

Yes, if young adults wanted to leave their parents and set up their own homes

Yes, if old people refused to die young and vacate their big houses

Yes, if people's marriages broke up and they wanted a home each

Yes, if there was national policy to build fewer homes than people who wanted them.
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