Finding the right housemate can be difficult at the best of times, but with a disability it can be even harder.
But an ACT program is bringing disabled ’householders’ and some rent-saving tenants together in a win-win situation, which is changing lives.
Peter Rosini, 37, loves karaoke, acting and socialising. But a few months into his second stint living away from home, the intellectually disabled and epileptic Mr Rosini was lonely and looking for company. Constant calls meant his family’s telephone bill rose from $300 to $800 per month.