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Experiences of Western Australians with disability finding a home

This report explores the barriers people with disability in Western Australia face when seeking a home.

Summer Foundation – Housing Resources

Through a partnership with the Summer Foundation who are undertaking a Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Housing Project – NDIS Housing Options – Shelter WA is pleased to share some key resources for housing providers and consumers of housing.

Special Disability Accommodation Supply

The most comprehensive snapshot of how the market is responding to the opportunity to expand housing supply for people with disability.

Housing Possibilities

Housing workshops are being presented around Western Australia to explain the housing options and supports possible under the NDIS.

Specialist Disability Accommodation Design Standard

Landmark guidelines on SDA released. Minister for the NDIS, Stuart Robert, has released the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) Design Standard – landmark guidelines that will spur a new era of housing construction and enhancement for Australians with disability. The SDA Design Standard has been developed through extensive consultation across government, private sector, the housing industry […]

AIHW – Disability support services: services provided under the National Disability Agreement 2017–18

In 2017–18, about 280,000 people used disability support services funded under the National Disability Agreement (NDA). During the year, about 40,000 (14%) NDA service users transitioned to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), almost two-thirds (67%) of whom had an intellectual or learning disability. View report here

Delivering NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) in Western Australia Workshop

On 7 of December, Shelter WA in partnership with People with Disabilities Western Australia and the Summer Foundation organised the ‘Delivering NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) in Western Australia’ workshop and brought together a group committed to developing more housing for Western Australians with disability.  Luke Bo’sher, CEO of the Summer Foundation Ltd, shared experiences […]