Leaving a village
The Department of Housing and Public Works, Queensland Government, Queensland Retirement Villages and Parks Advisory Service (QRVPAS), Caxton Legal and ARQRV have produced the following information about leaving a retirement village.
Information provided by Department of Housing and Public Works
Topics covered include:
- Rights and responsibilities when leaving a village
- Condition of unit when leaving
- Reselling a unit
- Rights of a spouse or relative to live in a unit when you leave
This information may be found at https://www.qld.gov.au/housing/buying-owning-home/leaving-the-retirement-village
Information provided by Queensland Retirement Village and Parks Advisory Service (QRVPAS)
QRVPAS has produced the factsheet Moving out of a Retirement Village (https://queenslandlawhandbook.org.au/factsheets-and-self-help-kits/moving-out-of-a-retirement-village/)
Information provided by ARQRV
The following articles have been prepared by ARQRV to assist when residents are leaving a village.
Leaving a village
Briefly explains the process when you choose to move out of your accommodation unit.
Reinstatement work – responsibility of costs – contracts dated before 1 Feb 21019 (summary only)
Tabular Summary of Section 62 (as at 27 May 2008) – assuming no accelerated wear or deliberate damage.
Reinstatement and renovation work – contracts dated between 15 Mar 2006 & 31 Mar 2019
Explains the difference between reinstatement and renovation, and will assist decision making by residents about the viability of renovation of an accommodation unit when their right to reside is terminated.
Explains the difference between reinstatement and renovation, when their right to reside is terminated under residence contracts made on or after 1 February 2019.
When a former resident identifies an intention to resell the right to reside in an accommodation unit on a different contractual basis to that which they hold on the unit they should question on what basis their exit entitlement will be paid. The former resident should insist that their exit entitlement is based on the unit’s value if it were to be sold on the same contractual basis on which they acquired it.
When exit entitlement is payable
Briefly explains when a former resident’s exit entitlement is payable and provides information about the buyback of freehold units.
Check list for residents departing freehold villages
A brief checklist which may assist you when leaving your freehold village.
Check list for residents departing leasehold or loan/licence villages
A brief checklist which may assist you when leaving your leasehold or loan/licence village.