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Retirement Flats Rent and Bond

Table and chairs setup in a backyard of a council flat.Rent is reviewed each year and as Landlord , Council must give a tenant 60 days notice in writing of any proposed change to the rent. Any rent increase is currently effective 1 July each year.

The rent is currently based on 23.5% gross of the New Zealand Superannuation including living alone allowance.

Rent is either paid by direct debit or automatic bank payment.

A bond the equivalent of four weeks rent is required for a single person or the equivalent of 3 weeks rent for a Couple.

Rental Flats Rent and Bond

Rent is reviewed each year and as Landlord , Council must give a tenant 60 days notice in writing of any proposed change to the rent. Any rent increase is currently effective 1 July each year.

The rent is currently based on 92% of the current market rent set at 2003/04 and has been reviewed annually since 2004/05 in line with the consumer price index annually from 1 April to 30 March provided by Statistics New Zealand.

Rent is either paid by direct debit or automatic bank payment.

A bond the equivalent of Two weeks rent is required.

Services to Flat

Front yard of a council retirement flat.Council does not pay for services, it is the responsibility of the tenant to arrange with service providers for power and telephone supply, and to provide their own telephone.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Electricity
  • Telephone
  • Insurance on personal property
  • Other services that tenants may require such as a personal medical alarm

 Tenants are responsible for maintaining the property's fixtures and fittings to an acceptable clean, tidy standard and serviceable condition.

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