Caravan Parks

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

Broke retirees take over Australia's caravan parks

An article looking at the rise in retirees choosing to live permanently in caravan parks. Australia's expanding ranks of retirees, faced with skyrocketing house prices and inadequate savings, are set to boost demand for cheaper manufactured homes.
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

Service integrated housing for Australians in later life

The aim of the study is to analyse the diversity and types of service integrated housing that have been developed in Australia, and to consider the policy and research implications. It includes examination of the implications of international experience with service integrated housing for Australia.
2010

The Future Housing and Support Needs of Older People in Northern Ireland

The project brief required: an analysis of demographic and policy trends to support informed decision making regarding future housing need assessment for older people; collation of information on the existing supply of accommodation for elderly people in relation to the distribution of the elderly population; and a ten-year projection, from 2006 to 2016, of the future housing needs of older people
2010

Ageing-in-place? Intergenerational and intra-familial housing transfers and shifts in later life

Ageing populations create demands for higher expenditure on pensions and other government provided welfare and social benefits, leading to higher taxes falling on fewer workers.
2004

On the Margins? Housing risk among caravan park residents

This paper is a preliminary review of a study being undertaken by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute: University of Western Sydney Research Centre and University of New South Wales, on the nature and prevalence of permanent residency in caravan parks in Australia and the risk of homelessness.
2003
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