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Mortgage debt and rent hitting retirees and federal budget

The number of older Australians still paying off mortgages or renting well into their sixties is soaring. Besides the impact on lives and household finances, the trend has serious implications for federal budgets and housing policy, argues Rachel Ong ViforJ, Gavin Wood, Melek Cigdem-Bayram and Silvia Salazar.

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