Reports and briefings

About our reports and briefings

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.

 

Accessible Housing Standards 2015

This briefing paper from Habinteg compares the technical specification provided in the 2015 Building Regulations M4 (2), ‘accessible, adaptable dwellings’ with the sixteen design criteria set out in its predecessor, the Lifetime Homes Standard (2011). The briefing was first published in November 2015, and the updated second edition was issued in June 2016.

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Accessible Housing Standards 2015 edition 2 June 2016 (opens in new window) [pdf] 523KB