Trapped inside: Why social-housing apartments need an urgent revamp

A redesign and renovation of social-housing apartments across Australian cities is desperately needed to ensure older women with mobility issues are not trapped inside their homes. During this Covid-19 isolation period, it has become apparent how inappropriate some social housing has become for older and disabled women. Older women living on their own have been stuck inside apartments, unable to access the outside world because they simply cannot walk downstairs without help.
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