Chapter 8 – Home Ownership

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Housing Options Workshop – Home ownership

This is chapter 8 of our free self-paced workshop about housing options for people with disability.

In this chapter you can learn about how you may be able to use specialist disability accommodation (SDA) funding to modify your home or buy a new one.  


You can get help with this workshop

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

You can call from 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays) Sydney/Melbourne time.

When you finish the workshop you can book into a Question and Answer session if you have more questions. 


Chapter 8 videos

Summary

If you want to find out what chapter 8 is about, watch this summary video (1 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.

Full chapter video

This is the full chapter 8 video (4.5 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Chapter 8 tasks

Watch personal stories

Kirby used SDA funding to buy her own accessible home (3.24 mins).

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Michelle spent nearly 2 years in a nursing home after an asthma attack. She talks about how she was able to live independently again (5.28 mins). 

A text transcript for this video can be found here.


Now go to Chapter 9 – Supported independent living

Chapter 9 – Supported Independent Living (SIL)


Chapter index


Personal Stories

Liz's Poem

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

View Liz's Poem

Building SDA

Property Developer, Keith Fagg talks about his motivation for building Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA).

View Building SDA

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