MEDIUM TERM ACCOMMODATION (MTA)
Your home before your next home.
What is MTA?
Medium Term Accommodation (MTA) is temporary transitional housing which is available to you if you are waiting for your more permanent residence to become available or waiting for it to be fit for use.
MTA is a home and living support that may be funded if you are leaving institutional care, waiting for home modifications to be completed, waiting for a vacancy, or your current living arrangements are not working out.
What type of support is provided?
Funding for MTA only covers the cost of the your accommodation for the time you stay there.
For example, you might need medium term accommodation while you wait for your home modifications to be completed, or you’ve already secured Specialist Disability Accommodation, but you’re waiting for another person to move out before you can move in.
What does the NDIS fund when it comes to MTA?
Funding for medium term accommodation doesn’t include day-to-day living costs like food, internet or electricity. It also doesn’t include any personal care supports, or other supports you get in your home.
The NDIS funds other disability supports separately and usually only funds medium term accommodation as a one-off support. This is because you probably won’t need medium term accommodation again once you move to your long term home.
What if I am already using another NDIS provider?
You can choose to change providers at any time, as long as you follow the notice periods in your current service agreement.