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Report Home ownership

Housing equity withdrawal: uses, risks, and barriers to alternative mechanisms in later life

Final Report No. 217

Date Published: 28 Oct 2013

Authors: Therese Jefferson Gavin Wood Marietta Haffner Siobhan Austen

This report considers the financial costs and risks of alternative housing equity withdrawal mechanisms. It provides recommendations about mitigating risks associated with mortgage equity withdrawal products for older Australians.

Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited

ISSN: 1834-7223

ISBN: 978-1-922075-46-8

 

Citation: Ong, R., Jefferson, T., Wood, G., Haffner, M., and Austen, S. (2013) Housing equity withdrawal: uses, risks, and barriers to alternative mechanisms in later life, AHURI Final Report No. 217, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/final-reports/217.

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