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Habinteg and Equality and Human Rights Commission release free accessible housing toolkits.

Habinteg has created a toolkit designed to help local government leaders improve the availability and management of housing for disabled people. The document offers best practise approaches and practical tools to empower local authorities to consult, provide useful adaptations, assess housing stock and build accessibility into planning frameworks.

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Accessible Housing in Local Plans 2018

In 2018 Habinteg assessed accessible housing requirements in place in local planning authorities across England. The research was collated and recorded by looking at the accessibility requirements in local plans across 263 out of a possible 365 local planning authorities across England.

The research shows how many local planning authorities across England mention accessible housing, but more importantly how many have committed to providing a proportion of accessible housing within their local plans.

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