A UK property website has highlighted the potential in the London housing market for overseas property developers considering investing in the UK.
The Little House Company which has been promoting accessible homes since 2000 explains that London offers a huge potential for international development companies considering starting new projects in the UK capital
Director at The Little House Company Nick Marr Ã¢â¬Å There are approximately 1.24 million wheelchair users in London, and a recent report from Trailblazers highlighted the difficulties that young disabled people face in the UK when trying to purchase a property. The report found that although 90% said that they are just as keen to get on to the property ladder as their non-disabled peers, seven out of ten find it difficult to find accommodation that is accessible to them. There is also evidence to suggest that 36.5% of disabled people lived in Ã¢â¬Ënon-decent housingÃ¢â¬â¢ compared to 31.4% of non-disabled
The latest wheelchair friendly developments featured at The Little House Company are located in Bermondsey and Haringey, both developments offer adapted properties suitable for wheelchair users and demonstrate how new home builders can build with mobility in mind.
Key facts about London disabled home owners
Disabled adults are more likely to live alone.
The number of adults in London receiving support to live independently is falling: 3230.1 of adults per 100,000 of the population were supported by social services in 2009/10 compared to 3343.7 in 2008-2009.
13.4% of all adult social care clients in London in 2009-2010 received self directed support, such as direct payments and personal budgets.
Source : http://www.inclusionlondon.co.uk
Latest Adapted properties available in London
Indigo is an exciting new development of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom homes available to buy through Shared Ownership, including 2 and 3 bedroom houses with gardens, located in the heart of Wood Green.
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Launching in mid 2013, Blueprint is an impressive new development of 1, 2 & 3 bedroom Shared Ownership apartments which include wheelchair friendly adapted apartments ideally located in the London Borough of Southwark.
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