Disabled People and Housing: Choices, Opportunities and Barriers
This book provides a comprehensive investigation of housing issues for disabled people from a social model perspective. Documenting historical and current trends, it looks at policy, barriers to housing options and meanings of 'home'. Such a review is crucial to understanding the varying housing needs and desires of disabled people, particularly in the current economic climate. The book is a practical resource for housing policy makers and practitioners, and will be of interest to academics and students in the field.
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from past to present
from personal tragedy to social disadvantage
the built environment and access to information
income affordability and risk assessment
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Disabled people and housing: Choices, opportunities and barriers
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