Key resources

External Review of Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) and Other Adaptations

Commissioned by the Department of Health this independent review of Disabled Facilities Grants contains 45 recommendations for government in order to improve and overhaul the delivery of DFGs and home adaptations.

In the loop? Ten things managers of Extra Care Housing should know about hearing loops

This Housing LIN Viewpoint looks at hearing loops, and what staff at Extra Care Housing schemes need to know about them.

A Progressive Approach to Accessible Housing

This Housing LIN Viewpoint, written by Julia Park, Levitt Bernstein Architects, proposes a way of accommodating accessible housing within a more progressive approach to building design and related standards that can meet a diverse range of housing needs.

Going for broke with personalisation - new approaches to housing with support for people with disabilities

This Housing LIN Case Study gives a high level view at the introduction of a housing brokerage service in Essex and identifies the key phases and activities that took place.

Turning the corner: managing the use of mobility vehicles from a housing perspective

This Housing LIN Case Study highlights the key issues and findings from a research project commissioned by First Wessex, a Hampshire-based housing association, to research and develop design and management options for older and disabled people to use or continue to use Mobility Vehicles.

Daylighting in Older People's Housing

This guide by Thomas Pocklington Trust and the University of Manchester, highlights the power of design for daylighting to improve the lives of people with sight loss.

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