Longevity by Design is a charrette* that was held in Brisbane on 6 February 2020.
This presentation looks at the reasons why women aged 55+ are the fastest growing cohort to experience, or be at risk of, homelessness. (National Housing Conference 2019, Darwin)
In Australia, one of the most disadvantaged demographic profiles is to be ‘old, single, poor, female and in private rental accommodation’. This paper, from the Women's Property Initiatives, looks at ways in which we can address the growing social inequality in this cohort.
There has been an 88% growth in women over 55 years accessing homelessness services in NSW over the last 3 years. This presentation examines the housing needs of older women; housing design principles; and effective housing solutions for this this growing cohort of the Australian population. (National Housing Conference 2019, Darwin)
The research entities in this project have been designed to explore the chosen subject area that is cross generational housing.Cross generational living is a traditional concept based upon the idea that the blending of families, in social living activities builds a community that enhances our understanding of one another.
Citing Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself (sic) and of his (sic) family, including ... housing) this presentation looks at risk factors associated with homelessness for ageing women in Australia. (National Housing Conference 2019, Darwin)
An Australian example of the issues facing older people and housing issues. Examines the findings from the Property Council Retirement Census 2017.
Statistics relating to the UK's ageing population and the issues around housing that will need to be addressed promptly.
Discussion of the concept of co-housing and the results of a UTS research project looking at co-housing for older people as a way of accessing affordable housing.
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