Nearly 400 people — including rough sleepers — have been housed in hotels and motels across Adelaide since the Covid19 pandemic began.
In Australia, older women are the fastest growing group of people experiencing homelessness. Sleeping in cars or couch surfing are among common options for women. This article looks at the issues surrounding older women and homelessness, positing that a lack of money in superannuation is contributing to the problem
The burden of mortgage debt is leading to mental distress and worsening mental health outcomes for older Australians, who are now often carrying unsustainable mortgage repayments into retirement,
There are a growing number of Australians facing rental stress in their retirement. Home ownership rates are falling and mortgage debts are rising for many older Australians. Also, the number of private renters in the 54-64 age group is projected to increase by over 50 per cent to 567,000 in 2031. And it's getting harder for older renters to find adequate and secure housing.
The article looks at house-sitting as an option for the housing crisis faced by an increasing number of older people in Australia.
The number of women over the age of 55 experiencing housing stress and homelessness is rising in Australia, but the increasing interest in tiny homes may provide a viable solution for these women. Now moves are afoot on the NSW mid-north coast to establish a tiny home village, specifically for older women.
A look at the option of Tiny House living as an alternative to institutionalised aged care for older people.
Enterprising baby boomers are turning to co-housing to avoid the conventional retirement communities that were often the only option for their parents.