Eligibility

​​El​eligibility 

a) The primary focus will be to provide housing for older people, i.e. 65 years of age or older.

b) The secondary focus will be to accept tenants between the ages of 60 and 64 years with preference in this group, being extended to those people who are government income-tested and/or who have special needs.

c) To be eligible for consideration, applicants must not have more than $100,000 in property, in the bank or in investments, the equity in family trusts will be taken into consideration when assessing eligibility.

Housing will be allocated in date received order and applicants turning down a flat drop to the bottom of the list.​

Rental will be subject to annual reviews as at 1 June each year and any increase will take effect from 1 September of that year.

All units may be inspected by Council officers as and when required and all tenants must be given 24 hours before such inspections take place.

The keeping of a pet animal is restricted to a de-sexed cat or caged bird only. No dogs are allowed.

Smoking in Council housing units is prohibited.

Tenants are required to have current Contents Insurance.

All tenancies are managed according to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986.

Page reviewed: 31 Jul 2020 3:43pm