Housing and disabled people: a toolkit for local authorities in England

Front cover of EHRC Housing and disabled people toolkit brochure Habinteg and the Equality and Human Rights Commission have partnered to produce a toolkit to support delivery of quality homes and services to disabled people in England. 

What do the toolkits include?

It includes information, checklists, questionnaires and best practice examples, with separate, downloadable guides for:

  • providing and managing housing adaptations
  • the allocation of housing
  • planning for accessible homes
  • strategic planning
  • supporting tenants.

Who are the toolkits aimed at?

The toolkits are aimed at leaders and practitioners in:

  • housing
  • health and social care
  • tenant engagement teams
  • access officers
  • planning and housing strategy.

You can find the whole suite of toolkits here, or download them individually below:

Housing and Disabled People: Adaptations

Housing and Disabled People: Allocating Housing

Housing and Disabled People: Planning for Accessible Homes

Housing and Disabled People: Strategic Planning

Housing and Disabled People: Supporting Tenants

Engaging with Disabled People: An Event Planning Guide

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