The Housing Crisis for Older Women – Feminartsy

12 August 2016

Retirement can seem a pretty abstract idea to a young woman in the workforce. I have to admit that until recently I’ve been rather optimistic about my “older” years, naively presuming I will live in my own home, using my hard-earned superannuation to fund a comfortable life.

Living in poverty is not part of my golden plan, but when you consider that unprecedented numbers of older, single women are experiencing a housing crisis, my vision for the future is rose-coloured to say the least…