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Finding Wheelchair Accessible Properties via Estate Agents and Property Portals

Changes are happening to level the property search processes for older and disabled people with accessible housing needs. Find out more and what these changes means for you.

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Knight Frank and AccessiblePRS Partnership

Knight Frank has lead inclusion within the Private Rented Sector, by updating their internal processes, and the information in their property listings, to level the search processes for people with accessible housing needs.

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This page is a seemingly random page of property related articles. In part we're bookmarking personally, and in part we believe worth sharing. They are listed in no particular order.

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Shakespeare Martineau Retrofit Report Launch

New research shows the extent of the energy retrofit work required in social housing sector. AccessiblePRS contributed as Accessible and Energy Efficient need to come together in homes!

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Habinteg Report: Living Not Existing

Habinteg have launched their latest report titled "Living not existing: The economic and social value of wheelchair user homes."

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Housing Loss Prevention Advice Service HLPAS

A new Government-backed scheme providing free legal advice to help 38,000 people a year at risk of losing their home launches (1-Aug-23)

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How To Rent Guide

If you are a landlord or tenant, make sure you are informed on this important document and the legal requirements and its consequences.

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What is the Home Ownership for People with Long Term Disabilities Scheme?

Not many people seem to know about the Government's Help To Buy Scheme for People with Long-Term Disabilities. Yet, it can offer long-term security for eligible people.

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Return Dignity with WashPod Temporary Accessible Wet Rooms

When daily life, post-trauma or illness, reduces people to living without use of a bathroom, how can we return the dignity of washing and toileting, while working out the long-term solutions?

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Radical Housing Conference Bristol 2022

In a world where an affordable or accessible home have become oxymorons of our time, and accessibility and inclusion are proactively blocked by policy makers, we need to think differently about housing delivery.

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OnTheMarket Accessibility & Inclusion Updates in 2022

OnTheMarket have recently launched their first phase of access and inclusion updates. Their updates are a clever use of technology as a stepping stone towards increasing focus within the industry.

AccessiblePRS Response: DLUHC Accessible Homes Consultation Response

Disappointment & frustration at the Government's whitewashing of their Accessible Homes Consultation: exclusion of wheelchair users in housing policy.

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Why Build-to-Rent is perfect to scale accessible housing.

Wheelchair accessibility and inclusion sit perfectly within the nascent Build-to-Rent sector, though it’s a concept that provokes degrees of personal and corporate discomfort.

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The Rightmove to clearer online accessibility information

Rightmove's first steps towards a new standard for clearer, online, information provision on accessibility features in the private rented sector.

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The 3am Test for Inclusive Property Listings

The AccessiblePRS "3am Test" describes how sales and letting agents can provide enough of the right kind of information in property listings for disabled renters.

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Opinion: The Government's National Disability Strategy.

Opinion: we look at the Government's National Disability Strategy and explain how their section on Housing offers nothing new or meaningful.

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Have you calculated the cost of your tenant changeovers?

When looking at the types of tenants we want for our investment properties, changeover costs are an important part of strategic decision making. Stable long term tenants can save a lot of money.

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Accessible Housing: The Funding Gap.

The cost of accessibility depends on when it's implemented. Who pays for any adaptation works to make a property suitable for wheelchair users in the private rented sector?

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Wheelchair Accessible Housing for Ex-Military Personnel.

If you are military or ex-military and looking for wheelchair accessible housing to rent privately, there is much help out there for you, regardless of how long it was since your service.

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Our Fear & Discomfort Around Disability.

The fundamental problem I see that we have with disability is that we’re totally unaware of our issues around disability - culturally and individually.

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All Party Parliamentary Group for the Private Rented Sector.

An All-Party Parliamentary Group for the Private Rented Sector met to consider how best to future proof the PRS to ensure that it is best equipped and supported to meet the needs of older and disabled renters.

Disabled Facilities Grant in the Private Rented Sector
Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) in the Private Rented Sector.

National Residential Landlords Association launches a new campaign on Adaptations in the PRS, calling for greater cooperation between landlords & local authorities, and clear communications around DFGs.

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Why don’t we build homes that are fit for purpose?

Following the recent government consultation on Raising Accessibility Standards, Jacquel Runnalls highlights the wealth of evidence-based research proving the urgent need to build inclusive homes.

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Private Landlords As Part of the Solution for Accessible Housing.

Accessible housing offers Private Landlords an investment strategy to counter many existing PRS uncertainties. We have a look at how AccessiblePRS can help you unlock these advantages.

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Building, Extending & Renovating Accessible Homes.

Are you searching for architects or designers with experience and knowledge of accessible & inclusive design? We signpost some UK practices here.

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The Relevance of Accessible Housing Today.

AccessiblePRS helps property clients understand that accessibility and inclusive design in housing is relevant and beneficial to them.

New Accessible Property Portfolio Is Launching Pilot Scheme
New Accessible Property Portfolio Is Launching Pilot Scheme.

AccessiblePRS is pleased to be working with Abode Impact to deliver accessible rental properties, starting with a pilot portfolio in a number of regional cities.

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The Value of the Unfamiliar in Property.

Happy New Year! Covid-19 is providing the property sector with an opportunity to be curious, learn and improve its offerings, for those decision makers with an eye on a future-proof strategy.

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Finding Rental Properties for Wheelchair Users.

At last, help is here for wheelchair users looking to privately rent an accessible home. Find out what you can expect from AccessiblePRS as a tenant with accessibility requirements.

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Introducing Guy Harris, founder of AccessiblePRS.

Why accessibility is not just a niche, but an industry benchmark standard for good design. Meet Guy Harris and find out what property means for him.

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Future-Proofing Homes & Your Property Investments.

It makes financial and social sense to ensure that new properties are fully accessible and inclusive. This is easy to do but requires a commitment to do it right.

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Increasing the Supply of Accessible Rental Homes.

Guy Harris, a full-time wheelchair user since an RTA in 2003, on his new business AccessiblePRS, which is increasing the supply of UK accessible privately rented homes for wheelchair users.