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“Older women’s homelessness is often dismissed as less significant or ‘real’ because street homelessness and ‘rough sleeping’ are taken as the standard. While it is more visible and tangible, only seven per cent of homeless people actually sleep rough, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.”
A good summary of the structural impacts affecting women. The consequence of these resulting in the fastest growing cohort of persons without a home in Australia being women over 65yrs of age.