New temporary housing option for young people in aged care

NDIS minister Stuart Robert has announced that the NDIS will now fund a new type of transitional housing, Medium Term Accommodation (MTA),  designed to support participants as they prepare to move into permanent accommodation.

The introduction of MTA into the NDIS Price Guide as a new support item would give clarity to providers, he said.

However the NDIA declined to provide details of who would provide the housing or how many units would be available when contacted by Community Care Review for information.

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Topics:
Housing, Accommodation, Tenancy

Author:
Judy Skatssoon

Source:
Australian Ageing agenda

Date published:
Wed 11th Dec, 2019