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  • Call For Action Over Unsafe Housing

    Call For Action Over Unsafe Housing

    An organisation which calls for rules to protect disabled people who are living in potentially unsafe housing conditions is urging them to write to their MPs to help ensure better evacuation plans. Claddag advocates for disabled people caught up in the building safety scandal, which came to light after the tragic events at Grenfell Tower.

  • New HoME group demands next government increase accessible housing

    New HoME group demands next government increase accessible housing

    A coalition of organisations is campaigning for accessible housing under the banner ‘HoME – Housing Made for Everyone.’ The group has written an open letter to the next government to demand that urgent action is taken to tackle the growing shortage of accessible homes in the UK.

  • Budget 2018 Overview

    Disability Rights UK (DRUK) has summarised the key points of the Budget 2018 for disabled people if you wish to see an overview. As a ‘no deal Brexit’ is still a possibility next March’s Spring Statement could be upgraded to a full Budget – this could mean that some of the Budget 2018 proposals detailed could be amended.

  • Have you been unfairly treated by your landlord because you're disabled?

    Citizens Advice would like to interview anyone who thinks they’ve ever been treated unfairly or badly by a landlord, letting agent or property manager and thought it might be because they are disabled. Citizens Advice are writing some new advice content to help people check if they’re being discriminated against in housing, and give them guidance on what to do about it. They would like to speak to people for about 45-minutes, ask them about their experience and show them a few web pages of advice to see what they think of it. As a thankyou Citizens Advice are offering a £50 gift card for your time and support.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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