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UK on verge of accessible housing crisis as poll shows most Brits want homes to suit all ages and abilities

Nearly three quarters of UK adults think all new homes should be built to be suitable for all ages and abilities.

Flat in Leeds, modern build with blue paint

Despite positive attitudes from the public, the English Housing Survey shows that 93% of UK homes don't meet basic accessibility standards – and many developers are not building new homes that are suitable for people as they age.