November 22, 2020
While the COVID-19 pandemic has spotlighted the need for safe housing, Ontarians with disabilities have always lived with the harsh reality that their housing choices are extremely limited, chronically inaccessible and often substandard and unsafe.
Ontario Human Rights Commission Issues Statement on Accessible Housing. Read full article.
By Quinn Ritzdorf News-Press NOW
The Heartland Multiple Listing Service, an informational housing system used by real estate agents in the St. Joseph and Kansas City area, has added a more detailed filtering system for accessibility features.
Americans with Disabilities Act-compliant housing is difficult to find for the elderly and those with physical disabilities, which is why Kenton Randolph, the owner of Randolph Seating & Mobility, partnered with Berkshire Hathaway as an accessibility specialist to come up with a solution by updating the filters in the MLS.
New Real Estate Features Help Identify Accessible Housing. Read full article.
Author of the article: Megan Stacey
Publishing date: Nov 21, 2020
Nine months after its work was sidelined by the pandemic, and after losing a trio of members, a citizen advisory committeeon disability issues will have a meeting next week.
But it’s no longer good enough for city hall to just the “check the box” on disability issues, the group’s chairperson says. Instead, London needs to get serious about building a community that is accessible for all.
London Accessibility Committee Back to Meetings After Nine Months of Frustration. Read full article.