The following outlines the services we provide for managing Specialist Disability Accommodation for investors and owners.
Our services covered by the Leasing Fee include:
Participant Application process
Client set up
Entry Condition report
Key hand over process
Preparing Copy and listing the property on SDA Consulting Australia website, SDA Property Finder, Housing Hub, & Nest
Photography, if required, is additional and will be charged at cost
Services covered by the Management Fee:
Properties will be managed under a Head Lease Agreement for a minimum of 2 or 5 years, which will enable the dwelling to be sublet to suitable SDA approved participants.
Lodgement of SDA property for enrolment under a head lease arrangement
Handle portal submissions
Prepare required reporting for rent received, outgoings, maintenance and inspections undertaken
Receive individual rental payments from participants within the property
Ensure compliance with all NDIA compliance requirements
Payment of rates, utilities, owners corporation levies, insurance premiums, general maintenance, landlord insurance and works carried out under warranty. Amounts due are deducted from rent received
Carry out program maintenance and repairs with registered sub-contractors
Coordinate required modification under participant plans
Prepare property condition audits
Provide depreciation schedules where required
Schedule annual safety inspections, including smoke alarms, safety switches and UPS.
Coordination of purchase of Emergency Evacuation Equipment and respective annual servicing/training program if required
Please note the Landlord is responsible for maintenance and any damage to the property, so we strongly recommend Landlord insurance be taken on the property.
NDIS has allowances for vacancy payments (NDIS SDA portion only). The amounts covered are for up to 60 days for properties with 2 or 3 participant rooms and up to 90 days for properties with 4 or 5 participants, depending on the dwelling classification.
Provide an optional tenancy matching service. SDA Consulting works directly with SIL providers to find tenants. We promote the vacancies on behalf of owners to our extensive list of stakeholders to ensure participants are aware of available opportunities they can apply for.
If applicable to confirm certification compliance, as per the table below. Pricing ex GST, travel disbursement may apply for outside Melbourne Metro areas.
Fully Furnishing Fee
For properties that need to be fully furnished, we have a commercial arrangement with ‘Harvey Norman Commercial’ for all required furniture, fittings and electronics within the dwelling. These packages offer discounts well below normal retail rates.
SDA Consulting uses the services of BMT Tax Depreciation Quantity Surveyors to prepare tax depreciation schedules if required.
Properties that require a site inspection:
$770 inc GST + travel expenses if applicable
Properties that do not require a site inspection:
$660 inc GST
Fully Furnished Inventory Report
Prepare a full inventory report of fully furnished dwellings including furniture, audio-visual, kitchenware and appliances, BBQs etc.