Latest News — articles for July 2011

Habinteg welcomes latest inclusive design ‘bright ideas’.

Inside Housing has reported on Northumbria University’s challenge to industrial design students to come up with ‘inclusive designs’ that facilitate independent living for disabled and older people. The judging panel included Alison Wright, Managing Director of Easy Living Home who won the UK Property Awards 2010 prize for her work with Habinteg on Westwood Park, and Wayne Hemmingway of Hemmingway Design, who is responding to the challenges of designing homes and spaces that are fit for purpose and useable.

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Habinteg appoints charity sector Head of Communications

Habinteg’s commitment to creating housing opportunities for disabled people has been strengthened by the recruitment of a Head of Communications, Christina McGill.


The newly created post will help promote Habinteg’s expertise as the leading authority on wheelchair housing design and the Lifetime Homes Standard and as a registered provider of accessible homes and services. Habinteg aims to build on their long established reputation within the sector, taking the organisation’s mission and ethos to a wider audience.

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