For SDA support people Skip listen and sharing tools Listen Beginning a residency In this section: What providers and residents have to do Find out what providers and residents must do before 1 January 2020, their responsibilities for rent and maintaining the SDA. What you need to know as a support person Find out how the law has changed. Covers what happens to existing residential statements, comparing an SDA residency agreement with a Residential tenancy agreement, and information about paying rent in SDA. Resources for SDA support people Download the agreements and information statements, including Easy English versions. See a flowchart for starting an agreement. Organisations that can help SDA support people A list of organisations, their contact details and what they can help you with. Checklists for SDA support people Print this page for step-by-step instructions on how a resident and provider start an agreement. Includes a summary of some of the resident’s rights in SDA. During a residency In this section, you will find information about: Responsibilities during an SDA residency Information about the rights and responsibilities of support people, providers and residents, including breach of duty, house rules repairs, entry and costs. Community visitors and record keeping Read about what community visitors do, the provider’s obligations for keeping records, and how and when someone can enter the resident’s room or the property. Notices during an SDA residency See a list of notices the provider and resident can give each other. Complaints Read about how residents can make a complaint about the property, their provider, their plan or the agreement. Extending an agreement in SDA Information about how the provider and resident can extend the agreement. Ending a residency In this section, you will find information about: How to end an agreement in SDA Read about the different ways the provider and resident can end the agreement. Notices to end an SDA residency See a list of notices the provider and resident can use to end the residency; includes information about possession orders. Goods left behind in SDA Find out what happens if the resident leaves anything in the property after they move out.