PROVIDING RESEARCH AND BEST PRACTICE RESOURCES
UNIVERSAL DESIGN for Housing
“Knowing both reflects and shapes the world. Knowledge, in other words, is a kind of design.”
– Aimi Hamraie
HOUSING BEST PRACTICE RESOURCES
Based out of New Zealand, Lifemark Homes is a certification process to mark universally designed homes. Lifemark® rated homes are designed to be usable and safe for people of all ages and stages. Learn more about Lifemark certification standards below.
Home Modification Canada is an organization dedicated to helping Canadians find needed information about modifying their homes and connecting them with trusted industry professionals
The Coalition of Persons with Disabilities – NL, in partnership with the Disability Policy Office – Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, has created this interactive website to promote and increase awareness of universal design in our communities.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation website on Universal Design for new Housing Units is a great resource to get started on UD principles and applications for your home.