Adaptable housing for people with disability in Australia: a scoping study (2021)

In Australia, 4.4 million people live with disability, and 96% of people with disability live in private homes. Many existing homes are inaccessible and finding appropriate housing remains a challenge for many Australians with disability.

Improving housing accessibility can and should be achieved in two ways: by ensuring that new homes are constructed to meet minimum accessibility requirements; and by modification or adaptation of existing homes, which is the focus of this report.

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Topics:
Housing, Accommodation, Tenancy

Author:
Australian Human Rights Commission

Date published:
Wed 28th Apr, 2021