B36 - Abbeyfield

Abbeyfield New Zealand is a community-based, volunteer-led charity that offers affordable rental housing for individuals aged 55 and over.

Abbeyfield houses typically accommodate between 10 and 12 residents in a flatting situation. Residents have their own bedrooms with ensuite but share a dining room, sitting rooms, kitchen and laundry facilities and garden.

Rents vary between locations but are kept at rates that are affordable to individuals receiving New Zealand Superannuation and the Accommodation Supplement.

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What do I need in order to take this option?

Eligibility

To find out whether you are eligible, email: office@abbeyfield.org.nz or phone: 03 546 6459.

Could this option limit my future choices?

No.

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