Single Family Homes ~ Recommended Resources
Universal Design involves smart and creative planning, a little forethought and plenty of research to create small changes that will result in a home where everyone could live comfortably for years.
Not quite sure what you need? We recommend the following reading for homeowners, prospective homeowners and all professionals interested in Universal Housing Design.
Accessible Home Design Architectural Solutions for the Wheelchair User, Second Edition
Thomas D. Davies, Jr., AIA and Carol Peredo Lopez, AIA
Paralyzed Veterans of America
801 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006-3517
The Assist Guidebook to the Accessible Home Practical designs for Home Modifications and New Construction (2002 Edition)
Roger Borgenicht, Melissa Hoffman, Robert Matkin, Benjamin Shreiter
*Contact the organizations listed for ordering and pricing information.
On the Web:
Center For Universal Design
North Carolina State University
P.O. Box 8613
Raleigh, NC 27695-8613
V/TTY : (919) 515-3082
(919) 515-3023 (Fax)
http://www.design.ncsu.edu/cud and http://www.design.ncsu.edu/cud/about_ud/udresourcepage.htm
Share Solutions America
974 Bremman Way
Alpine, California 91901
Housing and Mortgages for People with Disabilities
An informational guide to multi-unit (rental) housing and mortgages for disabled individuals. Covers terminology, purchasing processes, financial assistance and other resources regarding the home ownership process.