Chapter 4 – Different ways of paying for where you live

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Housing Options Online Learning Package – Different ways of paying for where you live

This is chapter 4 of our free self-paced online learning package about housing options for people with disability.

In this chapter you can learn about different types of rental housing and how you pay for them. 

We talk about social housing, which includes public housing and community housing. We also talk about affordable rental homes and the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS). Then we look at private rental accommodation.


You can get help from us

If you want help while you work through this workshop call us on 1300 61 64 63.

You can call from 10am to 3pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays) Sydney/Melbourne time.


Chapter 4 videos

Summary

If you want to find out what chapter 4 is about, watch this summary video (1.5 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Full chapter video

This is the full chapter 4 video (3.5 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Chapter 4 tasks

Watch personal stories

Belinda talks about her experience as a person with disability living in rental properties (4 mins).  

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Now go to Chapter 5 – Specialist Disability Accommodation

Chapter 5 – Specialist Disability Accommodation


Chapter index


Personal Stories

Liz's Poem

Liz shares through a poem her journey into her new SDA apartment.

View Liz's Poem

Independence for Ben

Ben's parents help tell Ben's story from full-time care to living independantly.

View Independence for Ben

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