|Other countries’ policy initiatives to meet the housing needs of asset-poor older persons: implications for Australia|
The purpose of this comparative review is to identify whether overseas experiences (looking at 6 countries: USA, UK, Canada, France, Italy and Germany) are applicable in the Australian context, and using secondary data sets from the Housing and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey to document the size of this group of older Australians and the scale of their likely needs for housing assistance.
Researchers: Gavin Wood, Mike Berry, Val Colic-Peisker
Institutional partner: Rachel Ong, Curtin University
Funding: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (category 1 competitive grant), 2009-2010.
|Start By||31 August 2009|
|Completed By||31 December 2010|
RMIT Research Support
Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures
Melbourne – Australia