It is unlawful to treat disabled people less favourably than others, for a reason related to their disability – this applies to property aswell as other goods and services.
Know your right to stay – Your Rights as a Disabled Person
If you are a disabled person, the Disability Discrimination Act also gives you certain rights when renting property.
The term ‘housing and property’ includes residential accommodation such as flats, houses, bungalows and mobile homes, and caravan sites, as well as ‘bricks and mortar’ housing, and commercial premises. To read into this further, please Click Here.
Sheltered Housing for the Disabled
Apply for sheltered housing that has special facilities like alarms and warden services – available for elderly and disabled people. Click Here for more information.
Disabled Facilities Grants (DFG)
Disabled Facilities Grants are grants provided by your council to help meet the cost of adapting a property for the needs of a disabled person. To see if you are eligible for DFG please Click Here
Buying a Home if You Are a Disabled Person
If you are a disabled person, buying your own home can lead to greater independence, you can choose where and how you want to live and adapt your home to suit your lifestyle. To read more on how you can achieve this, please Click Here
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