Accessible Property Blog

Yorkshire Incapable of Maintaining Accessible Housing

By Nick Marr

January 16, 2020

Many Yorkshire towns have become the place of residence for many retirees. However, as these people age, the need for accessible features is increased. Many in the government have criticised the lack of preparation. Housing charity Shelter, has commented “Yorkshire has seen a rise in elderly residents. This has been steadily increasing over the years. […]

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Age UK: “We need better accessibility standards in our new builds!”

By Nick Marr

January 16, 2020

Age UK is a UK charity focused on helping disabled people get help. They have partnered with housing association, Habinteg. Together, they have launched a campaign for new houses to be built with higher accessibility standards. According to English Housing Survey, only 7% of houses meet accessibility standards. This is despite the fact that there […]

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Accessible Housing – What You Should Know…

By Nick Marr

January 16, 2020

For people with disabilities, they often turn to specially-made accessible housing. However, in this ever-growing world, there is one main issue. There isn’t enough accessible housing to go around. Many disabled house seekers are finding it difficult to find suitable housing. Housing expert Roger Silowell has said on the matter “It’s a real tragedy. We […]

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Lib Dems Fighting for Accessible Housing

By Nick Marr

January 16, 2020

The Liberal Democrats have proposed for new housing inspections. These inspections would mean that housing should be accessible to elderly people. They have proposed a new regulatory agency, this agency would have set guidelines. The agency would make it mandatory for landlords to have housing that suits disabled tenants. Every house would have to have […]

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5 Basic Ways to Design Accessible Housing

By Nick Marr

January 16, 2020

Some old or disabled people choose to have their house built. Theses houses are specifically designed accessible housing. Often, these people employ specialist architects. They keep 9 basic principles when the design accessible housing, but what are they? It is important to say that there are regulations. These regulations are usually non-negotiable and set by […]

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How to Find Wheelchair Accessible Rental Property

By FrankiChaffin

January 16, 2020

For most of us, finding a new property to rent can be a bit of a pain. Trawling through property portals, scrolling through ads on GumTree, checking out your local estate agents – it can all feel a bit much! Let alone once you start scheduling viewings, negotiating back and forth with agents or landlords, […]

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A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible and Adapted Property

By FrankiChaffin

January 16, 2020

This is one of our most essential blog posts to read if you’re just getting started with your accessible property journey. Before we can jump into the details of how to find an accessible home or how to sell one – we need to understand what an accessible home actually is! In this guide we […]

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