New South Wales - Types of housing

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NDIS supports

Local Area Coordinators (LACs)

If you are aged 7 and above, Local Area Coordinators (LACs) can link you to the NDIS and to mainstream and community supports in your area. You can ask your LAC about the supports available in your community, even if you're not eligible for an NDIS support plan. Find out more about how a Local Area Coordinator may be able to assist you

Support for Indigenous Australians

Housing in Australia

The National Indigenous Australians Agency has provided information on programmes and policies specific to land and housing for Indigenous Australians. Learn more about land and housing programmes and policies

Support for new migrants

Housing in Australia

Information for new migrants about housing options in Australia. Learn about housing options in Australia for new migrants

Types of housing

Affordable housing

Affordable rental housing is managed by not-for-profit community housing providers, and/or by private organisations. People on low to moderate incomes can apply, you do not have to be eligible for social housing. Find out more about affordable housing

Launchpad – leaving school and leading your own life

Autism Spectrum Australia has developed this resource to help young people with Autism and their families to live independently. See how Launchpad can help you

Opening the Door

If you need help with finding pathways to better housing options, the Opening the Door project includes some resources that may assist you. See how Opening the Door can help you

Social Housing

The NSW government and not-for-profit agencies provides social housing for people on low incomes or with special needs. Social housing incorporates public housing and community housing. These options offer you secure affordable long-term rental accommodation. Find out more about the types of social housingFind out if you are eligible for social housing

Supported accommodation providers

New South Wales has companies and organisations that provide various types of disability housing, including specialist disability accommodation and supported independent living. Download the list of NDIS service providers for NSW, then look for ‘Accommodation/Tenancy’ listings, to find a housing provider to suit you

There are also websites that allow you to match your needs to available properties in their listings, including supported accommodation options. Visit the websites to find housing to suit you: