Sharing Expertise

Summer Housing has leading expertise in accessible housing with a detailed understanding of the needs and preferences of younger people living in nursing homes.


Our areas of expertise include:

  • Assessment and due diligence on potential sites and estimates of demand for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funded housing in local government areas
  • Specification and project management of design and technology incorporated within apartments and common areas using Universal Design Principles
  • Continuous evaluation, cost-benefit analysis and improvement of the built design and technology incorporated into the apartments
  • Connection to an extensive network of impact investors and philanthropic trusts interested in social investment
  • Selection of tenancy and property manager to manage tenancies through an expression of interest process
  • Selection of disability service provider to provide shared component of support through expression of interest process
  • Working in the local community to find potential tenants eligible for NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) payments and implementing an expression of interest and panel selection process
  • Working with disability service providers to select tenants
  • Working with the National Disability Insurance Agency to secure the funding for support, equipment and individualised modifications required by potential tenants
  • Working with disability support providers to develop bespoke models of support specific to tenants needs
  • Working with tenants to proactively support community inclusion
  • Developing and overseeing of independent research to iteratively improve the design, support and technology incorporated into project apartments
  • Measuring the costs and outcomes of tenants, in addition to measuring the impact on the liability of the NDIS

*through partnership with the Summer Foundation