Closed consultation

Raising accessibility standards for new homes

Applies to England

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Summary

We are seeking views on options to raise accessibility standards for new homes.

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Consultation description

This consultation considers how to raise accessibility standards, recognising the importance of suitable homes for older and disabled people.

In particular, it considers how the existing optional accessible and adaptable standard for homes and the wheelchair user standard are used and whether government should mandate a higher standard or reconsider the way the existing optional standards are used.

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Raising accessibility standards for new homes

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Published 8 September 2020