The housing transitions of seniors - ARCHIVED

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The housing transition patterns of seniors had been the focus of some attention in 2004 against a backdrop of concerns about the dwindling demand for rental properties. This article takes a closer look at seniors who downsize, those who upsize and others who move for lifestyle reasons. It identifies the characteristics of senior movers, the life events associated with their move, and the various types of housing transitions they made.

Issue Number: 2005003
Author(s): Lin, Jane

Main Product: Canadian Social Trends

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PDFDecember 6, 2005