Queensland - Types of housing

On this page

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

Community housing

Community housing is provided by community organisations and local governments. There are different types of housing, this includes crisis and emergency accommodation, transitional housing and long-term affordable housing. People on low to moderate incomes can apply. Find out more about community housing

Housing for people with a disability

Information on housing options available in Queensland for people with a disability. This includes help renting in the private market, social housing, home modifications, and housing options under the NDIS. Find out more about housing for people with a disability

Innovative living arrangements

There are several alternative living arrangements that are available to people with a disability. This includes sharing a home with a person that can help or using technology for increased independence. Find out more about innovative living arrangements

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

National Rental Affordability Scheme

The National Rental Affordability Scheme provides private rentals at affordable rates. People on low to moderate incomes can apply, you do not have to be eligible for public housing. Find out more about the National Rental Affordability Scheme

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

Public housing

The Queensland government provides public housing for people on low incomes and special needs. Public housing includes apartments and houses which offer you secure affordable long-term rental accommodation. Find out more about public housing

Supported accommodation providers

Queensland 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 Queensland, 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: