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Housing

Housing options include living in the family home, boarding, sharing accommodation with others, renting, and building or buying your own home. 

These options help provide opportunities for people with disability to live the life they choose in ways that best meet their individual circumstances and lifestyle.

Accessible housing design

Housing design principles

For people planning to build a new home or wanting to adapt their existing home, this design approach helps meet the accessibility needs of people of all ages and abilities over a lifetime. 

Liveable Homes

A wide entry, good circulation spaces, easy access to bedrooms and bathrooms, and hobless (step-free) showers are some of the liveable homes design features. 

Consumer protection

Department of Commerce

Government of Western Australia information about building a home, renting, and tenancy.

Housing assistance

Department of Housing 

Programs include buying your own home through Keystart home loans, shared ownership, land and house sales, and rental sales schemes.

Information on public housing, rental affordability schemes, bond assistance loans, and remote housing for Aboriginal people is also provided.