I'm emailing as I'm currently researching a feature for Disability Now
magazine looking at access to housing for disabled people and the
barriers sometimes faced when trying to access a home (whether in
social housing, private renting or buying a property). I'm looking to
highlight personal experiences of encountering barriers to accessing
housing that may include physical, attitudinal, communication and
financial issues. Please note this story will focus on the UK context
so I'm only looking to cover experiences of accessing housing in the
The feature will centre on people's own experiences and therefore I'm
looking to speak to people who have previously (or are currently)
encountering barriers and challenges in trying to secure the home of
If anyone is willing to talk to me about their own experiences (in
confidence) please get in touch with me directly. My email address is
[log in to unmask] or I can be contacted by telephone on
01943 870 117. I am happy to change names for the story if people
would prefer to appear anonymously in the article.
To see my previous articles and columns for disability now, please go
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