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‘Government must act on access for disabled people’

THE Government must lead the charge in improving access and inclusion in the built environment, says the Women and Equalities Committee, with the Department for Communities and Local Government held responsible for making this happen.

The key to your dream home . . .

A NEW online guide to finding an 'accessible' home could be your key to happiness . . .

House builders should think ‘disability’ and prosper, say LSE researchers

HOUSE builders should take disability more seriously and tap into a huge and rapidly growing market when designing new homes, according to researchers at the London School of Economics.

High health price we pay for inaccessible homes

GPs spent in total the equivalent of 15,000 hours – or six working years – last month dealing with disabled and older patients who have suffered preventable injuries, illness or other health problems because they live in inaccessible homes, according to charity Leonard Cheshire Disability.

Baroness calls for commitment to housing standards

LEADING housing and planning charity, the Town and Country Planning Association has welcomed the debate in the House of Lords on affordable housing...