What do you say to participants and their families about how the NDIS can help overcome the housing problem? Luke Bo'sher and Libby Ellis explore four key questions for Support Coordinators, service providers, advocates and families to be looking at with participants.
Two months have passed since the NDIA released its final housing policy paper. Now that we all know the detail, this is what we are seeing emerge as the next generation of housing in the NDIS, writes Luke Bo’sher.
Townsville will have approximately 220 NDIS participants funded for housing, 96 of those will be looking for a new place to live. Luke Bo'sher highlights the key things your organisation should know.
John McInerney, DSC Consultant and outgoing inaugural chair of the Australian Community Housing Industry Association examines NDIS Housing and the role of community housing associations
Explore NDIS Housing by numbers with DSC's own NDIS Housing: The Missing Piece infographic.
The NDIA have released their final position on NDIS Housing. There's some devil in the detail, but the big picture remains largely the same as the last draft. Luke Bo'sher highlights the key things your organisation should know.
We finally have all the pieces of the NDIS Housing puzzle, 500-900 properties to be built every year for the next 8 years. Luke Bo'sher provides a critical overview of the Pricing & Payments Position Paper released last Friday.
Over the past 5 years, the Summer Foundation has developed and refined a new innovative model of housing and support for people with significant disabilities. This model demonstrates that the provision of good quality housing that is accessible and centrally located improves quality of life and social inclusion, while decreasing reliance on paid supports and reducing life-time care costs.
The NDIA has just released the overarching pricing framework for how it will calculate and pay for NDIS Housing. It is also calling for innovative housing ideas in the Barwon trial site in an unusual Request for Information.
The Summer Foundation's latest report documents the evolving insights about how to design housing to support people with significant disabilities to live in their own apartment with as much independence as possible.