Lack of suitable housing has detrimental impact on mental health of disabled home-seekers

Posted on September 10, 2019
Archive : September 2019
Category : News

Disabled home-seekers are experiencing significant emotional distress due to a lack of suitable housing, according to leading housing experts.

An 18-month-long study led by researchers at the University of Stirling, Housing Options Scotland and Horizon Housing Association observed the effectiveness of allocations and lettings practices for accessible and adapted social housing in Scotland.

Of the 28 disabled home-seekers based in three local authority areas who participated in the research, the majority had received offers for inappropriate housing or no offers at all during the course of the study.

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