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