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People with disabilities housing

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Specialist disability housing
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Report

Adaptable housing for people with disability in Australia: a scoping study

This scoping study focuses on the existing housing stock available to the 4.4 million Australians with disability who live in the community in houses, duplexes, apartments, townhouses and units that they own or rent. Many of these people have a disability with particular needs that...
Position paper

Medium term accommodation eligibility, funding and quality to meet the needs of NDIS participants

Funding for Medium-Term Accommodation (MTA) under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is not currently delivering the necessary outcomes for participants with high and complex needs. Changes are needed to ensure that this group receives the necessary support to avoid being stuck in hospital or...
Report

Incorporating minimum accessibility standards in new housing: a survey of access consultants and architects

This study seeks the expert opinions of access consultants and architects on how expensive and complicated it would be for builders to incorporate specific accessible features into all new homes.
Journal article

Disability housing: what does good look like?

This article explores why the disability sector needs an aligned approach to measurement, how the Disability Housing Outcomes Framework was developed, and how it will be piloted while ensuring that data collected is meaningful, practical, and will guide better decision making.
Report

Audit of accessible features in new houses, apartments and townhouses

The findings of this study support the idea that well-designed housing that works for people with mobility impairments does not compromise the design of housing for the general population – rather it enhances the built environment.
Report

Specialist Disability Accommodation Supply in Australia: January 2021

This report provides an update on the growth of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) across Australia and shares insights into current market sentiment. The data in this report results from a survey of SDA providers in October and November 2020.
Report

Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) explainer for investors

The aim of this paper is to provide a plain language summary of the Specialist Disability Accommodation market to support impact investors to make informed choices about SDA investment opportunities purporting to provide both a measurable social and financial return.
Report

Report into Supported Independent Living

Supported Independent Living (SIL) is a category of funding and supports under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This report finds that urgent action must be taken to address the identified issues associated with access to and the delivery of SIL supports, and makes 45...
Report

Specialist Disability Accommodation supply in Australia: March 2020

This report remains the most comprehensive snapshot of how the market is responding to the opportunity to expand housing supply for people with disability.
Discussion paper

Group homes: issues paper

The Royal Commission is interested in the experiences of people with disability who have lived, or who are living in group homes. Living arrangements are a key issue for the Royal Commission to explore because we know that people with disability may experience violence, abuse...