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  • Housing and Disabled People : Britain's Hidden Crisis

    Housing and Disabled People : Britain's Hidden Crisis

    An Equality and Human Rights Commission inquiry has revealed that disabled people are disadvantaged in almost every part of the housing market,that there is a significant shortage of accessible homes and that many disabled people are frustrated by the housing system.The inquiry also found that disabled people reported improved physical and mental health and well being, enhanced prospects for employment and study when their homes met their access requirements.

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  • Check Your Allowance for Housing Costs

    Check Your Allowance for Housing Costs

    If you have a Care and Support package from Adult Social Care, or a Personal Budget, or an Individual Budget, this new allowance for your mortgage payment should significantly reduce the amount of your Contribution.

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  • Funds to Improve Housing for People with Learning Disabilities Announced

    Funds to Improve Housing for People with Learning Disabilities Announced

    Sheffield has been awarded a share of a £25 million housing and technology fund for people with learning disabilities.

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