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 July 2016

The hidden housing market: a new perspective on the market case for accessible homes

This research report by Habinteg and Papworth Trust highlights the hidden housing market for 1.8m disabled people. The new findings clearly show the demand for accessible housing to rent and buy. Conducted by teams at the London School of Economics (LSE) and Ipsos Mori, this research uncovers a fresh view that challenges assumptions about the potential for disabled people to buy their own home. The report also sheds light on the wider appeal of homes that deliver higher quality accessible features.

Read The hidden housing market: a new perspective on the market case for accessible homes…