Housing

News and opinion on housing for people with disability.

Looking for a nursing home place for your parent with dementia?...

Six keys things to consider when faced with the responsibility of finding the right nursing home for a parent with dementia.

Five years on, NDIS is getting young people out of aged...

The number of young people living in aged care has remained just above 6,000 for the past 10 years. A 5% reduction in admissions in the past five years is barely scratching the surface of the total numbers still living in aged care.

Younger People with Very High & Complex Care Needs Conference

Conference regarding care, housing and support for younger people with severe disabilities 14-15 June in Melbourne

Six lessons on how to make affordable housing funding work across...

A suitable construction funding model is the critical missing ingredient needed to deliver more affordable housing in Australia.

Ditching Logan’s public-private regeneration sets Queensland back on social and affordable...

The prospect of a massive increase in public affordable housing for the disabled in Queensland has been destroyed by the Queensland Government by abandoning a major project.

Mental Health: Not just a place to live – From homelessness...

Helping the most marginalized people in society feel comfortable in a new and alien environment, where they were isolated from their peers, required a different approach that went beyond finding them a place to live.

Integrated model of housing and support for young people in nursing...

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is an exciting and significant part of the solution to the issue of young people in nursing homes....

Six lessons on how to make affordable housing funding work across...

A suitable construction funding model is the critical missing ingredient needed to deliver more affordable housing in Australia.

My eight year search for affordable accessible and disability friendly housing

Read a detailed account of a lengthy, stressful and frustrating search for disability friendly, accessible housing.

Young woman evicted from care home while critically ill in hospital

Her case highlights once again the drastic shortage of accessible housing across the country. Disabled people have been left “demoralised and frustrated” by the housing system and faced a “chronic shortage” of accessible homes.

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