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Habinteg Housing Association Ltd

Address: Hoyler House 20 - 21 Red Lion Court London EC4A 3EB
Tel: 020 7822 8700
Fax: 020 7822 8701
Description:

Housing Association providing affordable accessible homes.

Aims:

  • Habinteg's aim is to provide homes that are accessible, adaptable and affordable.
  • Habinteg were commissioned by the Disability Rights Commission in 2005 to write the guidance for the social housing sector on the Disability Equality Duty and Part 3 of the Disability Discrimination Act.

Activities:

  • Has more than 30 years experience in housing and disability and use their expertise to create neighbourhoods that allow everyone to live independently, whatever their age, impairment or cultural background.
  • Works closely with other housing providers and key agencies and campaign for accessible housing and inclusive design, so as to move towards a society without barriers for disabled people.
  • The social model of disability is crucial to every aspect of their work: they believe people are disabled by barriers in society and negative public attitudes, rather than by their own impairments.
  • They also treat the diversity of their own employees as a vital resource, and use their experience and skills to help them in their work.
  • They believe that disability is a mainstream issue, and that by providing housing that can be used by all people, whether disabled or not, they can help to create a truly inclusive society.

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