Our policy briefings and reports focus on the issues around accessible housing and inclusive design. Our research reports deliver in-depth analysis on issues such as the impact of adaptations, housing need, welfare reform, and the allocation of properties designed specifically for wheelchair users.


Reports and briefings — articles for December 2013

What price independent lives

Through analysis of Habinteg’s data and stories provided by tenants this report demonstrates how disabled people are being hit hardest by the cumulative impact of the government’s welfare reform policies. It shows a complex new postcode lottery emerging as local authorities take different approaches to implementing the new rules and highlights how disabled people in general needs housing have so far fared worst in the implementation of bedroom tax.  

Read What price independent lives…