News tagged with RETIREMENT HOUSING

Shock retirement village costs revealed

 

Some Retirement Villages are charging fees for a two-bedroom apartment that soon add up to the equivalent of renting a luxury waterfront mansion. Residents who live in a village for ... ...

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COTA Commends Victorian Opposition’s support for Retirement Housing Ombudsman

 

Media release 26 June 2018 Mathew Guy (Opposition Leader) and Heidi Victoria (Shadow Minister for Consumer Affairs) announce they will establish a Retirement Housing Ombudsman if elected in November. According ... ...

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How to make a complaint in retirement housing

 

On Monday 14 May 2018, Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG), Consumer Action Law Centre, Residents of Retirement Villages Victoria (RRVV) and Council on the Ageing (COTA) held a ... ...

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Parliamentary Forum on Retirement Housing Success

 

The Retirement Villages Parliamentary Forum was inundated with older people demanding the protection of residents’ rights and a regulator as part of the State Government’s pending reforms into retirement housing. ...

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New Retirement Housing Advice Service

 

Choosing, maintaining and leaving retirement housing can be complex and difficult. ...

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Moving Out Moving On!October 11 -

null Older Australians have a range of options for appropriate and affordable housing should they leave the family home. Presentation by Housing for the Aged Action Group.   ...

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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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Retirement Housing Residents want reform action now

 

Victoria has the opportunity to lead the rest of the nation on retirement housing reform.  ...

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Retirement villages under federal scrutiny

 

COTA Victoria supports the resulting investigation initiated by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and wants to see the issue on COAG’s agenda so that all states commit retirement housing reform.  ...

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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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