The Hidden Housing Crisis
16 July 2014
One in ten people in Great Britain report some kind of mobility problem. That is 5 million people who are likely to need disabled-friendly homes.
The massive deficit of disabled-friendly or adaptable homes in Great Britain is a national scandal. Our research shows that thousands of disabled people are living in accommodation that simply does not meet their needs.
We're asking for all new homes to be built to Lifetime Homes Standards, with 10% of large developments to wheelchair access standards.