Tag Archive for: Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)

Foundation Housing completes SDA homes

Award-winning artist Sioux Tempestt created a design that represents local flora, fauna, community and growth.

Adaptable housing for people with disability in Australia: a scoping study (2021)

The report considers opportunities for architectural design practice and research to complement and improve current approaches to the modification and adaptation of existing housing stock for people with disability.

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 […]

AHURI – Understanding Specialist Disability Accommodation funding

This study examined the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) program and the attitudes of industry to investment and participation in that program. It questioned developers, investors, housing providers, prospective tenants and governments on how the SDA program will generate new supply that meets the needs and preferences of people with disability. Learn more 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 […]

KPMG – Specialist Disability Accommodation Pricing and Payments Framework Review

The Review provided a number of key findings in relation to how the SDA Framework is supporting the development of the SDA market. Broadly, the SDA Framework is well placed to support SDA market development. However, this Review also identified implementation and operational matters which are impacting adversely on SDA market development. Learn more here