Pathway to a mature market
This paper shares PwC and the Summer Foundation's vision of a mature, properly functioning disability housing market as well as discussing pathways that need to be in place to reach it.
This policy gives everyone involved in the sector an opportunity to create new housing that is accessible and affordable, including options that enable people with disability to live with their partner and/or children.
The current status of the disability accommodation market is fragmented and underfunded. As a result, it is an inflexible market where consumers have limited choice in their housing options.
The features of the current market for disability housing can be summarised as follows:
In sharp contrast, the key features of an effective and mature SDA market can be summarised as follows:
This paper also share lessons learned from other markets, some related (community housing) and some not (financial deregulation) and what to look out for as the SDA market matures.
This report is the start, rather than the end of the conversation. PwC and the Summer Foundation welcome feedback and reflections from across the community on how to achieve the vision for housing in the NDIS.
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