HOW M Survey Report

Thank you to the 300 respondents of the survey (available on this website). Your commitment of time and willingness to share your experience and insights makes a difference. We will use the de-identified findings in our ongoing advocacy to bring about system changes which will create more housing choices for women 55+yrs. The survey remains open if you have not completed as yet. In time with many more responses we will do further analysis and update the current report.

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HOW M presents at International Social Work Day – Human Rights event

Housing is a human right and Australia is signatory to International Covenants’ which uphold this right! So must we. It was uplifting to see the Australian Association of Social Workers supporting a rights advocacy strategy. Thank you to Sharon Redmond a HOW M Core Member and a Social Worker who facilitated this opportunity to hear our voice regarding human rights and housing.

7.30 Report on Older Women and House Sharing

This excellent piece by the ABC highlights what we have known for a long time: that sharing a house is often the only viable option for many older women in the face of rocketing rental prices and the many other barriers we face. Click here to watch.

Therese Hall from Western Sydney University interviewed women in our Movement and in the featured Gold Coast group, as part of her doctoral thesis.

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Linda’s Story

Recorded in 2021, Linda Hahn shared the story of her life, experiences of homelessness and journey to starting the HOW Movement

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