An initiative to grow Specialist Disability Accommodation

Providing information, connections and resources to get Australia building quality housing for people with disability


Who is this for?

For people with disability and their families looking to build

For people receiving SDA payments, building your own accessible housing may be an option. Get Building SDA can show you how.

For developers and investors interested in building SDA

Get Building SDA provides the tools and guidance needed to make your SDA ambitions a reality.

What is SDA?

Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) is housing that has been specially designed to suit the needs of people who have ‘extreme functional impairment’ or ‘very high support needs’.

Knowledge Hub

Regardless of where you are on your SDA journey, we have resources to help

Introduction to SDA
An overview of SDA, including the process for
NDIS participants to get SDA funding Read more

Building and Managing SDA
How to build SDA, how to register as an SDA provider and manage it Read more

SDA Finance
Find out what your options are to finance your SDA build Read more

Connecting and Tenanting
Find and connect with services to help you as you plan, build, and find tenants Read more

Delivering Support
Develop strategies to navigate the complexities of supporting people in SDA Read more


Get Building SDA is hitting the road with information sessions across NSW.
Information sessions will provide you with the resources and networks you need to start building SDA.

Check for a session time near you. This list will be updated as more sessions are confirmed.
For details on upcoming information sessions subscribe here

In late March 2019 Get Building SDA will be hosting 5 SDA Provider and Participant Networking Events in Sydney, Newcastle, Wagga Wagga, Tweed/Ballina and Dubbo.

These Networking Showcases aim to connect SDA Providers with potentially eligible SDA participants and showcase the SDA Providers upcoming pipeline of SDA Housing.

Who are these events for?

  • NDIS Participants looking at SDA vacancies (Families and Carers)
  • SDA Providers
  • Support Coordinators
  • Investors and developers

Dates of these events are still to be announced, to register your interest as an SDA provider looking to showcase your pipeline of SDA builds or as a participant wanted to connect with SDA Provider please register your interest here


Our Partners

Get Building SDA is brought to you by the Summer Foundation and Disability Services Consulting, with generous funding support from the NSW Department of Industry under the Smart, Skilled and Hired: Disability Sector Scale Up program.