About Us

The Disability Housing Centre is here to help you navigate the Roadmap to SDA.

Our aim is to help as many Australians as possible, under the NDIS, find the right home to suit their needs & housing goals.

In partnership with SDA Smart Homes, we have access to QLD's largest range of Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) & Supported Independent Living homes.

As a Group, we provide a full end-to-end service from building and enrolling NDIS compliant properties (SDA Smart HomesRegistered NDIS Provider #4050071176) to property management (Property Direct Pty Ltd - Lic. 2102556) to tenant matching and SIL Provider partnerships (The Disability Housing Centre).

Meet Our Team


Emma Hocking

General Manager

Emma brings a unique skillset to The Disability Housing Centre. Graduating with a Double Business Degree in Marketing & Property Development from Griffith University in 2016, Emma is responsible for developing the strategic partnerships at The Disability Housing Centre, ensuring quality accommodation is available and smooth processes are in place for our clients. Emma has spent the past 2 years working with builders and architects to design NDIS Specialist Disability Accommodation compliant homes.


Angie Creed

NDIS SDA Accommodation Manager

Angie is the embodiment of The DHC “No wrong Doors” approach. Having previously worked for the NDIA as an NDIS Planner and held other roles as a Support Coordinator, Angie has extensive knowledge of the NDIS and a well-rounded understanding of the pathways to access NDIS accommodation. Angie can assist Participants to access SDA funding in their NDIS plan if required, and assist with vacancy enquiries and tenant matching. Angie is currently studying a Bachelor of Community Development.


Ashleigh Smith

Business Development Manager

Ashleigh was previously involved in community engagement activities within the hospitality industry, however had a keen interest in pursuing a more rewarding career helping disadvantaged and vulnerable people. With a passion for helping the community, Ashleigh decided to transition into the disability sector where she now enjoys educating clients and industry professionals about Specialised Disability Accommodation and the process of applying for SDA.


Tanya Power

Business Development Manager

Tanya has completed a Bachelor of Humanitarian Community Studies and Certificate IVs in Risk and Project Management, backed by over 15 years of public service experience in contract management and service delivery roles across the NT and QLD. Capitalising on her stakeholder engagement experience, you’ll see Tanya out in the community raising awareness of SDA to ensure people with disability with High Physical Support needs can gain access to a well-designed home that allows for increased community connection and independent living arrangements.


Natalie Williams

Marketing & Admin Executive

Natalie’s concern for social justice issues underpins her commitment to sharing The Disability Housing Centre message far and wide. Holding a Bachelor of Business, with over 20 years’ experience as a creative and results-driven marketing professional, she is dedicated to guiding NDIS participants, their families and support coordinators through the right doors for their disability housing needs.