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Lockdown tougher for disabled people due to inaccessible homes says YouGov poll

New research published today (Tuesday 15 September 2020) has found that inaccessible housing made lockdown significantly harder for many disabled UK adults. A YouGov poll commissioned by housing association Habinteg revealed that disabled people’s wellbeing during lockdown was three times more likely to have been damaged by lack of access in the home when compared to non-disabled people, with less than two thirds able to fully use their bathroom or kitchen without assistance.  

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Planning For the Future – Habinteg response

Today (6 August 2020) the Government have published their vision for reform of the planning system in a white paper entitled ‘Planning for the future’. Habinteg campaigns for more effective planning rules and building regulations to ensure an increase in the supply of accessible and adaptable homes. Here Habinteg’s Director of Strategy and External Affairs, and tenant Kerry Thompson provide an initial response to the government’s proposals.
 

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