News tagged with Housing for the Aged Action Group

Government fails to take decisive action on Retirement Housing

 

The government has chosen to opt out of any meaningful action on unfair contracts, high exit fees, poor complaints processes and treatment by village managers and operators. ...

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COTA Policy Forum

 

On the 10th June the COTA National Policy Forum discussed the issues relating to Affordable, Accessible and Appropriate Housing for Older Australians. ...

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New Retirement Housing Advice Service

 

Victoria’s first service dedicated to supporting people in Retirement Housing will be up and running from the 3rd of July 2017. ...

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Pensioners squeezed out of Australian cities due to skyrocketing rents

 

A new report released today confirms that Australian pensioners have to leave the city to find affordable rent or pay more than 60 per cent of their income just to ... ...

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Residents call for better laws for retirement housing

 

Over a hundred residents of retirement villages and key organisations called for changes to retirement housing laws at a recent forum. COTA Victoria, Housing for the Aged Action Group, Residents ... ...

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Older Renters need Affordable Appropriate and Secure Housing

 

Each year COTA Victoria conducts a survey asking older people what issues concern them the most. In 2016 – 44.25% of respondents  (the majority) said that access to affordable, secure ... ...

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Victorian Seniors Festival 2017

 

Victorian Seniors Festival 2017, 8 –13 October “You’re Welcome”. Regardless of background, experience or mobility, everyone is encouraged to take part to learn new skills and make new friends in their communities. Celebration Day at Federation Square Sunday 8 of October 201  ...

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Congratulations to Retirement Housing Campaigners

 

COTA Victoria acknowledges the long and tireless campaign for reform by retirement living residents. Our warmest congratulations to YOU the RESIDENTS on the significant report handed down by the Victorian ... ...

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COTA Victoria welcomes retirement house sector recommendations

 

COTA Victoria welcomes retirement house sector recommendations The state’s peak body for older Victorian today congratulated the Legal and Social Issues Committee on its report and recommendations for reform in ... ...

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