Time for Action on Afordable Housing for Seniors – Community Care Review

Extract Governments need to urgently increase their investment in affordable housing options and specialist support services to address the growing number of older people in housing stress, writes Fiona York. It is often assumed that the older generations are home owners, and the discussion on housing and older people is often focused on downsizing, passing … [Read More] Time for Action on Afordable Housing for Seniors – Community Care Review

Sensible reform to finance affordable housing deserves cross-party support – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Julie Lawson, Honorary Associate Professor, RMIT University Treasurer Scott Morrison’s visit to … London last week [included] a lengthy meeting with the UK’s Housing Finance Corporation (THFC) to discuss an affordable housing financial intermediary with its chief executive, Piers Williamson. Founded in 1987 to make up for the shortfall in public funding, … [Read More] Sensible reform to finance affordable housing deserves cross-party support – The Conversation

Senior Roommates Matched as Way To Bring Affordable Housing to Elderly – British Geriatrics Society

A simple and excellent solution to loneliness among older people from Brooklyn, USA: Following the death of her husband, Freda Schaeffer found her Brooklyn home feeling empty. “I wanted someone to live with me, to share the house,” Mrs Schaeffer, 85, said of her Midwood property. “Since he died, I don’t like to be alone at … [Read More] Senior Roommates Matched as Way To Bring Affordable Housing to Elderly – British Geriatrics Society

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