Independent Living Unit Information

  • Rent is $160pw for those on very low or low income or $215pw for those who are not.
  • All units have 2 bedrooms and are unfurnished.  They do not come with a fridge and washing machine.
  • Kitchen comes with an oven and cooktop only.
  • Bedrooms are fully carpeted with vertical blinds and a ceiling fan.
  • The kitchen, lounge and dining area are open plan and come with vinyl planking flooring, vertical blinds and a split system air-conditioner.
  • We offer Gold (Standard) units as well as Platinum (Disability).  The Platinum units have wider hallways and wet areas, whereas Gold units have standard shower areas.
  • We do allow pets, however a pet bond will have to be paid.  Roosters and chickens are not permitted and CEACA reserve the right to review suitability of other animals.
  • Maximum of two persons to occupy the unit.
  • All applications are assessed fairly against our Eligibility Matrix.  CEACA is a private Landlord and as such reserves the right to refuse any application without giving a reason.  Priority is given to    applicants over 65 years or living with a disability, but also considers those on very low or low incomes, regardless of age.
  • Tenants are responsible for their own electricity and water charges.  CEACA maintain common areas, where present.  
  • Units are 'as seen' however it tenants wish to make changes to the unit or the gardens, they simply submit an application for CEACA’s consideration.  The costs for any alterations are the tenant’s responsibility.
  • The properties are managed by the CEACA Operations Manager and Elders Real Estate Merredin.  Our Property Manager is Hannah Adams.

How to calculate moving costs (Based on minimum rent $160pw):

4x weeks’ bond (4x$160)                            $640

2x weeks’ rent in advance (2x$160)         $320

Pet bond                                                           $260 (Deduct if you do not have a pet)

TOTAL:                                                               $1220

 See below contact details for you to enquire about getting help with the bond.

http://www.housing.wa.gov.au/housingoptions/rentaloptions/bondassistance/Pages/default.aspx

 Local Dept of Housing Office

Merredin

Street Address:

27 Mitchell Street, Merredin, WA 6415

Telephone No:

(08) 9081 3800

Phone Contact Hours:

9:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday

Counter Hours:

9:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday

Email Address:

merredin@housing.wa.gov.au

Applicants may be eligible for Rent Assistance through Centrelink, however we recommend that you contact Centrelink directly to discuss.

Current Vacancies

We currently have vacancies in Bruce Rock and Koorda.  Both units are standard 'Gold' unfurnished, two bedroom units.

How To Apply

If you are interested in applying for a unit, please click on the link below, complete the application and submit. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/125THJl222dfYe58t3h6H9jeh8neTvuA612_uZOKULY0/edit?usp=forms_home&ths=true

Supporting Documentation:

  • Photo identification - passport or drivers licence.
  • Bank Statement(s) - current page giving balance(s).
  • Character Reference - person must be known to you for 5+yrs.
  • Landlord Reference - if previously rented.
  • Payslips x 2 - most recent.

Supporting documentation can be emailed to info@ceaca.org.au or posted (see Contact Us tab).  The application process will only be finalised when all documentation has been received by CEACA.

If you would simply like to make an enquiry or request unit or site plans, please complete the form in the 'Contact Us' tab.