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Housing First Europe : Final Report

The Housing First Europe (HFE) project was a social experimentation project, funded by the European Commission, DG for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, under the PROGRESS programme from August 2011 to July 2013.
2011
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The ‘Average’ Victorian Private Tenant

The TUV analysed ABS Census data from 2011 and identified the "average" characteristics of tenants in the Victorian private rental market. The entire tenant population in Victoria is approximately 1.26 million people, roughly one million of which (83.3%) live in privately rented housing.
2011
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The 'Village' Model: A Consumer-driven Approach for Aging in Place

This US study examines the characteristics of the “Village” model, an innovative consumer-driven approach that aims to promote aging in place through a combination of member supports, service referrals, and consumer engagement.
2011

Villages: Helping People Age in Place

The concept began in Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood in 2001, when a group of residents founded a nonprofit called Beacon Hill Village to ease access to the services that often force older Americans to give up their homes and move to a retirement community.
2011

A good place to grow older – the Hungarian case

The ageing of the society is a well-documented phenomenon in Hungary. In 1990 the population 65+ constituted 13.2% of the society. By 2009 the rate has grown to 16.4%. By 2050 population projection predicts 29.4% for Hungary. There is an urgent need in the adaptation of the current social care policies to follow the demographic and social changes.
2011

Secure occupancy in rental housing: conceptual foundations and comparative perspectives

This report is concerned with the nature of housing occupancy for households that rent, particularly low-income and vulnerable households.
2011
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Ageing in what place? Stage One: Case Studies

These case studies form part of the final report on Stage One of Hanover Welfare Service’s research into the experience of housing crisis and homelessness for older Victorians.
2011
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Institute for Aging Research study finds Boston's elderly homeless sicker than others

A striking portrait of the health of Boston's elderly homeless population is emerging from a new study by the Institute for Aging Research of Hebrew SeniorLife, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
2011

Precarious housing and health inequalities: what are the links?

This exploratory study asks two broad questions: • Does poor health lead to precarious housing? • Does precarious housing (including affordability, suitability and security of tenure) affect people’s health? Older private renters (that is, people older than 65 years) were particularly vulnerable to unaffordable housing: half were in housing affordability stress.
2011

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