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Reducing the Risk of Older Women’s Homelessness

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)
2019

The Forgotten Women - fastest growing homeless population

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)
2019
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Older Women's Housing - Pilot Program

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.
2019

Housing Choices for Older Women

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)
2019

Cross Generational Housing

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.
2019

Ageing with no address

This presentation looks at trends in homelessness for the Australian population aged 55 years and over, using Census data from 2006, 2011 and 2016.
2018

Changing the Rules – Housing Affordability for Seniors

An Australian example of the issues facing older people and housing issues. Examines the findings from the Property Council Retirement Census 2017.
2018

Older Women's Homelessness: designing smaller homes to meet rising demands

Older Women’s Homelessness: A Growing Crisis • 1 in 7 people experiencing homelessness are over 55 years old • Only 1.62 percent of properties across Australia are affordable for single people on the age pension • 14 percent of people aged 65-84, and 11 percent of people aged over 85, are now renting on the private market • Home ownership rates dropped to 42% by 2014 and are expected to continue t
2017

Ageing in Eastern Europe

Outline of presentation 1. Introduction. Definitions and key messages 2. Demographic transition 3. Family transition 4. Epidemiological transition 5. Distinctive features of population ageing in Eastern Europe 6. International Policy Frameworks on Ageing 7. National responses
2017

Housing affordability in retirement: current and future issues

This presentation looks at ways in which the issue of housing affordability in retirement can be addressed in Australia.
2017
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