Overview of the retirement housing sector in Victoria

This paper was undertaken collaboratively between Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG), (Consumer Action Law Centre (CALC), Council on the Ageing (COTA) and Residents of Retirement Villages Victoria (RRVV). It is in response to a request from the advisor for the Minister of Consumer Affairs Victoria to provide an overview of the retirement housing sector in Victoria. The paper includes a brief history of the development of the sector and brief descriptions of the main retirment housing options available in Victoria.