Council currently owns 108 rental senior person's flats in Matamata, Morrinsville and Te Aroha. Senior person's housing provides residents with privacy and independence, with the knowledge that they are near people of their own age and have a secure, affordable home.
Units have one bedroom, and many have special features such as floor level disabled access showers, safety rails and ramps, to ensure that they meet the needs of the wide variety of tenants.
The rental units are reasonably priced, with rental prices sitting below the market average for the area - current prices are $156 per week* for a one bedroom flat and $212 per week* for a two bedroom flat. Two weeks of rent must be paid in advance, as well as a bond of four weeks rent, which is lodged with Tenancy Services. We look after all the interior and exterior maintenance, including mowing the lawns, as part of the rental agreement.
Depending on the preferred location there may be a flat available now, otherwise you may have to go on a waiting list to wait for a vacancy to occur.
Locations of housing around the district include:
There are six rental complexes in Matamata, these are located at:
- Kilbride Road
- Peria Road
- Pukatea Place
- Rata Street
- Mangawhero Road
- Rawhiti Avenue
There are three rental complexes in Morrinsville, these are located at:
- Moorhouse Street (two complexes)
- McPherson Drive
There are three rental complexes in Te Aroha, these are located at:
- Centennial Avenue
- Boundary Street (two complexes)
* Note: prices are indicative only and are subject to change