Effective Downsizing Options for Older Australians
James, A., Rowley, S. and Stone, W. (2020) Effective downsizing options for older Australians, AHURI Final Report No. 325, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, DOI: 10.18408/ahuri-8118801.
114 Pages Posted: 11 Mar 2020
Date Written: February 12, 2020
This research examined the extent to which downsizing forms part of older Australians’ housing preferences, the actual and perceived benefits of moving as well as the availability of downsize housing options. The research proposes a number of policy strategies for delivering housing alternatives to meet older Australians’ downsizing aspirations.
Keywords: housing aspirations and careers, tax and housing policy, downsizing, older Australians, homeownership
JEL Classification: R31, R21, R30
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