Annual Report 2000/2001 Territory Housing
Tabled paper 154
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Feature Story Access to rental accommodation forTerritorians most in need. SeniorTerritorians make up% growing proportion of our poputat^ri, with m seniors now choosing to regain in the Northern Territory on net^pnent. The development of housing solutions for seniors is a key part oflhe Mousing 2003 strategy, which inductes balding purpose designed dwsetfingi'that provi r greater privacy and amer*i%s for senio| tenants. to The development of dedicated, village accommodation for seniors in Coconut! < Grove, Wanguri and Leanyer will inci , _ the housing options available to senior Territorians. f Two new villages specificafly designed seniors were completed irit 2000-2001 34 two bedroom dwellings construct) - Coconut Grove and a further 24 two bedroom units at Wanguri. Another seniors village in leanyer is programmed for consfruCtion in . 2001-2002. The village is designed . one and two bedroom units on land, zoned specifically for serums use only gnodefjn and spacious and * pjbrtheTap End climate. The units* ijuSfity finishes and features such ' eourtytrds, carports, security tfpnd Security bars to windows' fe^fureslafte specifically designed i fieeddbf'seniors including . hs#dlesftap levers and large , /. , f|jj& sjtcbes. %ned with additional space and cupboards for 'i and walking frame access, jfcnd common areas are. attractively, with nejany native trees retained,. f|je&veen the units is generous with '25 to 30 percent lower than many developments. is hafe been specifically .. to shops, public transport and ies, slowing residents easy ? essenti# services. no# residing in new senior - v mo lrtion were, seeking rpore appropriate to their is, afer previously living in bedroom public housing.