Section: Housing for Disabled People

Over 90% of wheelchair users struggle to find accessible homes for private rent

Posted 14.11.18
Abode Impact: Article link

There are 1.2 million wheelchair users in the UK today, but the UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) is failing to provide wheelchair accessible homes, according to Abode Impact's new report, Accessibility is the Key.

The largest-ever survey on wheelchair users and their housing needs found:

The findings show that some wheelchair users have no option but to seek social housing or stay in a home that fails to meet their needs.


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Reporting on November 2018

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