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Call to put accessible housing on national database

Created  12th December 2018

Landlords and home owners should be required to report if their property is accessible according to report which calls for a nationwide inventory and the creation of an Airbnb-style platform to help people with disability find housing.

The Potential of new technologies to disrupt housing policy report recommends mandatory reporting of all accessible properties, in particular those modified as part of the CHSP and HCP programs and by transport accident agencies, to help establish a national data base.

Accessible housing was one of five Australian housing markets that the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) report said could be made more efficient by using online technology to match supply and demand.

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Judy Skatssoon, 2018, Australian Ageing Agenda (

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