Supporting people with learning disabilities to rent their own home

Initial findings from research

“A decent home is the foundation for an independent life.”

“Finally, a home for most people is not just four walls but the neighbourhood and the community in which people live. Our advisory group, made up of people with learning disabilities who rent their own homes, reminded us of the importance of friendships, pets, gardens, neighbours, feeling safe, feeling connected – and how some of these things were inextricably linked with home being a good place. Sometimes support is needed with all of these things as well and we heard about the valuable work of peer support and self-advocacy (opens new window) organisations.”

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Blogs – Housing LIN source:

The ‘renting your own place’ research team

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