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Fri Oct 27, 2023
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.
Mon Sep 25, 2023
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.
Mon Sep 25, 2023
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.
Tue Sep 19, 2023
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!
Thu Sep 07, 2023
Habinteg have launched their latest report titled "Living not existing: The economic and social value of wheelchair user homes."
Tue Aug 15, 2023
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)
Sun May 21, 2023
If you are a landlord or tenant, make sure you are informed on this important document and the legal requirements and its consequences.
Sun Mar 26, 2023
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.
Wed Feb 08, 2023
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?
Fri Oct 14, 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.
Mon Oct 10, 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.
Fri Jul 29, 2022
Disappointment & frustration at the Government's whitewashing of their Accessible Homes Consultation: exclusion of wheelchair users in housing policy.
Mon Sep 27, 2021
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.
Fri Aug 20, 2021
Rightmove's first steps towards a new standard for clearer, online, information provision on accessibility features in the private rented sector.
Wed Aug 04, 2021
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.
Mon Aug 02, 2021
Opinion: we look at the Government's National Disability Strategy and explain how their section on Housing offers nothing new or meaningful.
Mon Jul 26, 2021
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.
Mon Jul 19, 2021
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?
Wed Jul 14, 2021
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.
Thu Jul 08, 2021
The fundamental problem I see that we have with disability is that we’re totally unaware of our issues around disability - culturally and individually.
Wed Apr 21, 2021
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.
Tue Mar 23, 2021
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.
Mon Feb 22, 2021
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.
Mon Feb 15, 2021
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.
Mon Feb 01, 2021
Are you searching for architects or designers with experience and knowledge of accessible & inclusive design? We signpost some UK practices here.
Tue Jan 26, 2021
AccessiblePRS helps property clients understand that accessibility and inclusive design in housing is relevant and beneficial to them.
Tue Jan 19, 2021
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.
Mon Jan 04, 2021
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.
Mon Dec 14, 2020
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.
Mon Dec 07, 2020
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.
Mon Nov 30, 2020
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.
Tue Nov 24, 2020
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.