Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA)

SDA Registered: PENDING COMPLETION Building Class: New Building Building Type: Apartment Design Category: Fully Accessible
High Physical Support


Available Bedrooms: 10 x 1 Bedroom, 1 Resident Apartments Total Number of Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom Number of Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


Wheelchair accessible Accessible Bathroom Split System Wide Doorways Accessible KitchenDishwasher Close to tramClose to community services Elevator or Lift Inside Fire Sprinkler SystemsIntercom Good lighting


Other Tenants: Summer Housing apartments are peppered throughout the larger 530 unit Parkhouse apartment development Age of applicants: Open to Adults


Disability Support: YES (24/7) Support Provider: To be appointed by tenants

Shared 24/7 concierge support service provided by a SIL provider onsite chosen by the tenants


The Parkhouse Apartments on the banks of the iconic Yarra River is an effortless blend of luxurious serene riverfront living and dynamic inner-city residency.

In addition to enjoying large quality sustainable 6 star rated apartments, residents at The Parkhouse Apartments can enjoy on-site swimming pool, clubhouse lounge, movie house cinema room, fitness hub gymnasium and children’s play area. 

The Parkhouse is situated 240m from Victoria Gardens Shopping Centre (supermarkets, café’s, IKEA etc.) and 79m from the Victoria Gardens accessible tram superstop. North Richmond train station, Studley Park and Epworth Hospital are all within 2km. 

The beautifully presented single-level apartments have been designed to achieve Platinum level certification under Livable Housing Design Guidelines and meet High Physical Support or Fully Accessible design requirements under the NDIS.

Our apartments feature customisable kitchens, bathrooms and laundries, and wheelchair accessible private outdoor areas. A two-way communications system enables tenants to contact support workers in an additional on-site apartment) in the event of an emergency or unplanned support need. The apartments also have structural provision for ceiling hoists and are assistive technology ready. 

The Parkhouse Apartments in Abbotsford is due to complete in 2020.

How much does it cost to live in these apartments?

The SDA funding in your NDIS plan will be paid to Summer Housing. In addition, you must pay a ‘reasonable rent contribution’, which is 25% of your Disability Support Pension, plus 25% of any pension supplement received, plus 100% of any Commonwealth Rent Assistance you receive (or equivalent).

Further information

For more information about these apartments, eligibility requirements and the application process, please contact Penny Stevenson on 0477 714 317 or at penny.stevenson@summerfoundation.org.au.

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To apply for these vacancies, a person must have Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) funding in their NDIS plan at the High Physical Support or Fully Accessible, Apartment (single occupancy)' category OR be likely to have this funding in their plan.

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Summer Housing has engaged the Summer Foundation to assist with tenancy matching. If you can answer yes to all of the questions in the eligibility checker, you will be asked to leave your name and contact details. You will be contacted by the Summer Foundation to discuss your interest.

If you have some questions regarding your eligibility you can speak with Penny Stevenson on 0477 714 317.