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


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

Full chapter video

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

Chapter 8 tasks

Watch personal stories

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

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). 

Now go to Chapter 9 – Supported independent living

Chapter 9 – Supported Independent Living (SIL)

Chapter index

Personal Stories

A digital story by Ben Parkinson

"My apartment has given me a space I can call my own. I don’t see myself as someone without choices anymore."

View A digital story by Ben Parkinson

Lisa is moving out of aged care

After living in a nursing home for about 6 years Lisa shares how it feels to be preparing to move into an SDA apartment.

View Lisa is moving out of aged care

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