Homelessness Prevention Services
A Home for Life: Towards an older person’s housing strategy
Homes for Life: Towards an older person s housing strategy has been developed by a coalition of non - government organisations concerned about the increasing housing affordability crisis facing our ageing population. This roadmap brings together the key concerns of the major organisations assisting the most vulnerable older people in Victoria.
Homelessness and Older People
According to the ABS, 14,851 people aged 55+ were experiencing homelessness on Census night 2011. People aged 55+ consist of only 7% of clients accessing specialist homelessness services in 2014– 15. This is partly due to the service system design but also indicates that is a lack of beds for older Australians within the homelessness service system.
Supportive housing is cheaper than chronic homelessness
It costs the state government more to keep a person chronically homeless than it costs to provide permanent supportive housing to end homelessness, recent research shows.
Ways Out of Homelessness in Central Europe
While there have been several European projects and exchanges of know-how and good practice in the field of housing, representatives of the partner organizations of this project felt the need for focusing exclusively on local solutions from the region.
The role of private rental support programs in housing outcomes for vulnerable Australians
In the last two decades Australia’s rental landscape has been redrawn. As social housing has become focussed on those most in need, and home ownership has become less affordable, the private rental market has become increasingly important.
At the crossroads in retirement: Older people at risk of homelessness
Australia is facing a large increase of older people who do not have housing security. A new report from Housing for the Aged Action Group’s Home at Last service, describes the housing crisis older people are facing every day.
The financing, delivery and effectiveness of programs to reduce homelessness
This report is one of three reports to be released as part of an AHURI Inquiry into the funding and delivery of programs to reduce homelessness.
Effectiveness of the homelessness service system
There is a large body of evidence on the effectiveness of individual homelessness services and programs in terms of client outcomes. Overwhelmingly this evidence shows that individual services and programs are effective in bringing about positive housing and non- housing outcomesfor their clients; they are also cost-effective.
The AHURI Inquiry on homelessness funding in Australia
The purpose of this Discussion Paper is to set the scene for the AHURI Inquiry on homeless funding in Australia which will examine, and provide evidence on, the financing of homelessness services and mainstream services supporting the homeless in Australia.
Older Persons Experiencing Homelessness - Their perceptions and needs influencing supportive interior design and architecture
America’s homeless population is growing older. Achieving the goal of ending homelessness requires the development of coordinated community response systems, which include diversion prevention and intervention strategies that are targeted toward homeless individuals and families of all ages.
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