Pensioner Housing Policy

This policy sets out the Council's practice in regard to the provision, management and tenancy of pensioner housing in the Tasman District. 

The policy was adopted in March 2008.

Objectives of the Policy

The objectives of this policy are:

  • To provide clear guidelines on tenant eligibility for persons wanting to live in Council-owned pensioner cottages.
  • To provide clear guidelines for the level of rental, funding of the facilities and the treatment of surpluses.
  • To provide opportunities for the Council to investigate alternative options for the management, divestment or development of pensioner cottages in the District.

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