Movable units

Last updated: 19 January 2015

Movable units are movable buildings that can be set up in the backyard of a friend, relative or carer's home.

Movable units for older people and people with a disability or support need

Movable units are available through public housing. They are mainly for older people and people with a disability or support needs so they can live independently. The units are self-contained and can be set up in the backyard of a friend or relative's home.

Find out about public housing movable units.

Studios for 12 to 25 year olds

Kids Under Cover works to prevent youth homeless.  They offer housing called Kids Under Cover studio program which allows families to stay connected.

Eligible 12 to 25 year olds can have a movable studio constructed at their family or carer's home through Kids Under Cover’s studio program. The studios can be built on rented, owned or public housing properties. They come with one or two bedrooms and a bathroom.

You need to be supported by a registered community service organisation to apply.

See Kids Under Cover’s website for more on the studio program and how to apply.

Movable units for home owners with a dependant

Dependent persons units are a great option for home owners that have a dependant person they want to live with them. Also known as granny flats, demountables and transportables, they are a movable building that home owners can arrange to have built on their property.

Find out about movable units for home owners and how to arrange your own.

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