Aging Out Of Place

The Cowichan Valley’s housing market has become increasingly unaffordable, putting a financial strain on residents of all ages and incomes.

But among those who rent in the region, senior citizens have been deemed “especially vulnerable to unstable housing conditions.” They have more difficulty living on a limited fixed income, subsidizing their pensions and adapting to the difficulties of housing shortages.

In this multi-part series, The Discourse digs into why low-income seniors are struggling more than ever to find housing and what needs to change to help them.

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