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Supported and older person's housing

5. Supported housing

Sometimes people require extra support to live in the community. Supported housing is usually self-contained accommodation with on-site or visiting support.

Supported housing may include housing specifically developed for:

Typical models of supported housing include:

  • Supported tenancies – A range of accommodation which enables people to live independently, in a small group or alone, with an appropriate level of support.
  • Shared houses
  • Temporary accommodation for homeless people.