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Whether you or someone you care for has recently experinced a disabling injury, has a history of medical issues, or is just getting older, affordable housing that is equipped for special needs can be challenging to obtain. That's where we come in. If you are interested in modifying an existing home or finding new housing that is accessible, we can help in finding financial assistance and finding qualified contractors.

 

Some things to consider for special needs accessible housing include:

  • Wheelchair ramps
  • Hand rails
  • Maneuvering space
  • Pocket Doors
  • Lowered door handles
  • Lower light switches and thermostats
  • Raised electrical outlets
  • Countertop clearance
  • Spacious drawers and cabinets with pullout racks
  • Wide doorways
  • Grab bars for bathrooms
  • Accessible shower stalls and bath tubs, without curbs to step over
  • Single lever anti-scalding faucets; Located close to entry in bathing areas
  • Adjustable Hand-held shower
  • Elevated toilet seats
  • Proper Lighting
  • Appliances with accessible controls

Community Housing Development
Advancing Affordable Housing

Community Housing Development Inc. ® P.O. Box 28082, Columbus, OH 43228 Phone: 800-637-0221 Fax: 614-929-5357 email:  info@communityhousingdev.org