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Housing with Care: Housing Policies for an Ageing Australia

Ageing International

Author: Roberts, M.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1997


In terms of the aging population & related urban-housing concerns, challenges & policy initiatives unique to the contemporary Australian case are discussed. Geographical & historical factors involved in government-funded housing are recounted, focusing on urban sprawl & the lack of housing choice. Private solutions for housing older people include self-contained units & other accommodations built by entrepreneurs & nonprofit organizations, but availability is limited by affordability. State & federal responses are examined, highlighting the formation of community care groups & programs that offer multiple housing options.

Further Details

Full Title: Ageing International
Volume: 23
Issue: 3-4
Accession Number: 27.5.03
Research Notes: Electronic copy added 16/08//2013
Keywords: Australiaolderhousing improvementpolicy compliance
Reads: 170