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Housing Adaptations

Hello, I recently moved home via a housing association mutual exchange, I was living in a large 3 bedroom house, and I’m now in a 2 bedroom bungalow. Before I agreed to the exchange, which I’d never ...

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Have you and your family been affected by poor housing?

CW: upsetting themes including the death of a child. BBC: Poor housing affecting disabled children's health For mum Princess Bell, the one time each week her children spend together is very special. ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Parents, carers and disabled parents - 18 Sep 2021

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Home adaptions (council homes)

Just looking for some advice. My friend has a young child with cerebral palsy - she lives in her childhood home that is set up with the bedrooms all upstairs. It’s a council home and she has been ...

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Door (un)locking from wheelchair on slope of temporary ramp - doable? temp ramps with platforms?

Hi Everyone, I was wondering if anyone has any experience on the practicality of opening/locking/unlocking a door using a temporary ramp (as door is up a step). I am trying to find somewhere to rent ...

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Housing Help for my little girl!

Hi, I am currently trying so hard to get suitable housing for my little girl, Ava, she has quad CP, severe epileptic and is gtube fed. I’ve been challenged by a housing association for 18 months, ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing and independent living - 14 Jul 2021

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I've applied for council housing, but the waiting list could be long. Not sure who to talk to

Hi there, I'm new here. Myself and my 3 children have to leave our home of 12 years as the landlord wants to move back. I've had to apply to the council as I can no longer afford to private rent on ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing and independent living - 9 Jun 2021

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Housing Benefit was suspended due to move to UC. Who pays the shortfall?

Hi, My dad recently reached pension age and he and my mum are a mixed aged couple. They had to apply for UC as he’s also on DLA and they received full housing benefit. When they applied for UC, we ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing and independent living - 27 Aug 2021

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housing questions (specifically regarding private renting and self employed),

Hi, I posted in another thread and now i've calmed down a bit i'm going to try to seek actual advice on my situation. i'm not sure if this directly falls under accessible housing in the typical sense. ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing and independent living - 31 May 2021

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Housing advice

I moved in with my elderly parents as a stop gap while looking for somewhere to live. My dad became seriously ill and was hospitalised and I stayed on to make sure my parents were ok. In this period ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing and independent living - 20 Aug 2021

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I temporary accommodation

hello Just wondering if anyone can advise me on anyone who can help me done shelter done citizen advise waiting on them calli g back to tomorrow loacl MP no help at all I'm in temporary ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing and independent living - 23 Mar 2021

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