Over 90% of wheelchair users struggle to find accessible homes for private rent - Abode Impact press release

There are 1.2 million wheelchair users in the UK today, but the UK Private Rented Sector (PRS) is failing to provide wheelchair accessible homes, according to Adobe Impact's new report, Accessibility is the Key.

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... This largest-ever survey on wheelchair users and their housing needs finds:

• There is a chronic lack of wheelchair accessible homes in the Private Rented Sector (PRS), according to new research by Abode Impact
• 4 in 5 are currently living in a home that fails to fully meet their needs as a wheelchair user
• 91% have experienced barriers to accessing the PRS
• Wheelchair users report having to be carried downstairs in order to leave their property, and being turned away by estate agents after arriving in a wheelchair

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