Habinteg welcomes housing standards reform but argues for long term view in local planning
Habinteg, the UK’s leading expert in accessible housing and disability has welcomed the government’s response to the housing standards review - but urged Ministers and local authorities to ensure that more accessible homes are built.
Mayor's commitment to Lifetime Homes welcome but enforcement of standards is needed
Responding to the Mayor of London’s draft Housing Strategy, Habinteg welcomes its approach to accessible housing but calls for detail and clarification on some issues vital to the lives of disabled Londoners.
Housing standards reform must have access at its heart
As the UK's leading expert in accessible housing and disability, Habinteg welcomes the acknowledgement of accessibility within the review of housing standards and urges the Government to focus on delivering more accessible homes. A final consultation response, published today, makes the case for homes that are future-proof, fit for purpose and accessible for all.