Eileen Webb

Housing an Ageing Australia: The Ideal of Security of Tenure and the Undermining Effect of Elder Abuse

This article considers the degree of legal security of tenure and ontological security in various forms of accommodation utilised by older people. In so doing, the article examines how elder abuse can dilute legal and ontological security and makes suggestions as to how existing real property laws could be utilised and amended to safeguard housing security for older people
2018

Older Renters in the Western Australian Private Rental Sector: Strategies to enhance housing security for WA's older renters

More people are reaching retirement age without owning a home, and the number of older people residing in the private rental market is increasing.
2018

Single Ageing Women & Housing Security: A Pilot Study of Women Living in the Cities of Unley and Salisbury

Ageing is a policy challenge for all levels of government within Australia, as it is for societies the world over. In many respects, Australia is in an enviable position with respect to ageing strategies, possessing comparatively strong health, welfare and superannuation systems, a relatively strong economy and a high standard of living.
2016

Seniors downsizing on their own terms: Overcoming planning, legal and policy impediments to the creation of alternative retirement communities

It seems there are as many reasons for seniors making downsizing decisions as there are individual seniors. Some common themes have emerged however. First, despite the tacit encouragement of downsizing in Australia and elsewhere, most seniors resist moving in order to downsize.
2015

Suitable, affordable housing is key to our population ageing well

In the wake of the Australian Federal Government's Intergenerational Report, Eileen Webb and Gill North examine the largely overlooked issue of affordable housing for older Australians, a critical factor in both the health and economic prosperity of the nation.
2015

Suitable, affordable housing is key to our population ageing well

If Australian seniors are to remain healthy and work longer, the importance of appropriate housing cannot be underestimated. Much attention is being paid to the rising cost of health care for an ageing population.
2015

Security of tenure for the ageing population in Western Australia Does current housing legislation support Seniors’ ongoing housing needs?

The genesis of this research commenced several years ago as the impact of Western Australia’s ‘resources boom’ was becoming evident. . Although that period augured in years of prosperity for some Western Australians, for many – especially those on lower and fixed incomes – the rising cost of living became problematic.
2014

Security of tenure for the ageing population in Western Australia

The genesis of this research commenced several years ago as the impact of Western Australia’s ‘resources boom’ was becoming evident. Although that period augured in years of prosperity for some Western Australians, for many – especially those on lower and fixed incomes – the rising cost of living became problematic.
2014

Security of tenure for the ageing population in Western Australia: Does current housing legislation support Seniors’ ongoing housing needs?

The genesis of this research commenced several years ago as the impactof Western Australia’s ‘resources boom’ was becoming evident. Although that period augured in years of prosperity for some Western Australians, for many – especially those on lower and xed incomes – the rising cost of living became problematic.
2014

Security of tenure for the ageing population of Western Australia — does current housing legislation support seniors' ongoing housing needs?

The genesis of this research commenced several years ago as the impact of Western Australia’s ‘resources boom’ was becoming evident. Although that period augured in years of prosperity for some Western Australians, for many – especially those on lower and fixed incomes – the rising cost of living became problematic.
2014
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