housing

  • SDA Payments Guide

    07/12/2017 Communications

    This guide explains what specialist disability accommodation (SDA) payments are, who they are paid to and how they are accessed. For people who have SDA payments included in their NDIS Plan, it explains how to make the most of... Read More

  • My Housing Preferences

    19/10/2017 Communications

    This tool helps you think about where you want to live, who you would like to live with and the type of housing that you would like to live in. You can use this tool to tell your housing... Read More

  • NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation: Pathway to a mature market

    22/08/2017 Communications

    The Summer Foundation and PricewaterhouseCoopers have launched a joint report entitled NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation: Pathway to a mature market. One of the most important tasks for the NDIS is to create more housing for people with disability, especially... Read More

  • Hunter Housing Demonstration Project Apartment Features

    23/07/2016 Communications

    Our second housing demonstration project established in 2015 is in the Hunter region in New South Wales. We purchased ten apartments for people with disability, in a 110-unit private development. An additional apartment is provided for disability support workers. Read More

  • Accessible Housing – standards report

    29/06/2016 Communications

    This report supports the need to consider development in Australia of an appropriate design framework to assist the housing sector in delivering suitable housing for people with significant disability. Read More

  • Abbotsford Report

    23/11/2015 Communications

    The Summer Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of the report Learnings from the Abbotsford Housing Demonstration Project: 2012-2013. Read More

  • Social Finance Think Tank Report

    23/11/2015 Communications

    The Summer Foundation is pleased to launch its latest publication, Housing for Young People in Nursing Homes: A Report from a Social Finance Think Tank. Read More

  • New Housing Options – Design Insights

    20/11/2015 Communications

    The Summer Foundation is developing a small number of innovative housing and support projects to demonstrate a new and more inclusive housing option for people with significant disability. This report is based on learnings from our housing demonstration projects... Read More

  • The Housing Toolkit

    24/06/2013 Communications

    The Summer Foundation has worked closely with people with disability and their families to understand the experiences, issues and concerns about housing and support. Throughout this consultation process, the aim was to create a toolkit that is relevant and... Read More

BUILDING BETTER LIVES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IN NURSING HOMES