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

Living Independently

Shanais describes how life changing it is to be living independently in an accessible apartment in Melbourne.

View Living Independently

Trevor chooses how he wants to live

Linda, Trevor's Mum, shares how Trevor's life has changed since he chose to live in an SDA apartment.

View Trevor chooses how he wants to live