The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a Federal Act developed in 2013 to allow people with a disability to exercise choice and control about matters that affect them – such as their housing. SDA housing is housing built to a standard not readily available in the general housing supply, and suitably for those with some degree of physical requirement or dependency.
The Australian Government was one of the first countries in the world to be a signatory of the ‘UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities’. The Federal Government via the NDIS SDA program have committed $700,000,000.00 annually for the next 20 years to investors who provide specially constructed housing. The SDA housing program aims to increase the supply of suitable accessible housing through generous rental subsidy payments.
By purchasing an NDIS Property home you help provide a suitable purpose built home for up to 4 disabled Australians. In return, the generous NDIS SDA scheme will pay you returns that exceed 10.5% net depending on the location and exact property type.
Is SDA Property Suitable For You?
Like all property, SDA investments doesn’t come without risk, and consultation with professionals is absolutely required before you consider the investment. The moving parts necessary for tenancy is significant and complex; there’s Government compliance, care provider relationships (they place the participants), ongoing legislated compliance, and SDA-approved property management. That’s where we fit in – we don’t just supply and finance a suitable property, we manage the entire transaction to make it a seamless and stress-free arrangement.
Financing SDA Property
Finance is an area that has proved problematic for many and remains the single most significant roadblock for potential investors. Because of the higher build cost and compliance the LVR (Loan Value Ratio) is evaluated based on a standard home – not an SDA home – so a higher deposit is required for entry into the market. Financing SDA property certainly isn’t without its challenges.
We obviously manage own in-house finance team that are specialists in the SDA space and can source funds from lenders to suit your needs. This arrangement speeds up the process, enables us to look after you more efficiently, and gives you peace of mind that we’re managing the entire process.
An estimated 28,000 people require Specialised Disability Housing to be built. This number is growing every year so your SDA Property investment will have ongoing demand for years to come.
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