What do seniors spend on housing? - ARCHIVED

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Age brings limitations that affect where, how and with whom people live. One of the concerns that seniors may face is affordable housing. This may be a particular concern for those seniors who lose a spouse and are faced with reduced household income while shelter costs remain unchanged. Using data from the 2001 Census of Population and the 2002 General Social Survey (GSS), this article looks at who seniors live with and the affordability of their homes.

Issue Number: 2005002
Author(s): Clark, Warren

Main Product: Canadian Social Trends

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PDFSeptember 13, 2005