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Document, letter - Sale of properties, 22 Selwood St, Hawthorn East, 9 The Avenue, Windsor,

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

Cream A4 paper, plus brochure from real estate agent, Jellis Craig,
297 x 210 mm
Object Registration
widows, properties
Historical information
Two documents that show that in 2003 Melbourne Legacy decided to sell two of its properties, 22 Selwood St, Hawthorn East and 9 The Avenue, Windsor. This decision was taken due to rising maintenance costs and that the money raised from the sale of the properties could be used to benefit all 24,000 widows under their care. One document was a statement by President Tony Parkes about the decision and the other a letter from Jellis Craig offering to be involved in the sale. They had read about the decision in the Leader newspaper.
No time frame had been set and all residents of these two properties would be consulted by Legacy personnel with a family member present.
When Made
This shows the commitment of Melbourne Legacy to ensure that residents individual circumstances, accomodation, needs preferences and location were considered in the move, and cause as little disruption to the residents as possible.
Inscriptions & Markings
Stamped 'Received 09 JAN 2003 Melbourne Legacy' in blue ink, top left hand corner. Top centre Jellis Craig letter head. Letter signed Peter Batrouney and Micheal Armstrong (Jellis Craig).
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