Chapter 6: Housing


Section 15: Home Accessibility Resources


AARP

Follow this link to AARP series of information under "Understanding Universal Design,"

601 E. St. N.W.
Washington , DC 20049

Toll Free: 

888-687-2277

ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (ADAAG)

This document contains scoping and technical requirements for accessibility to buildings and facilities by individuals with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

Apartments.com

Online nationwide search for apartments, houses and other rental housing. Search apartments by specific criteria.

Cardinal Homes

Email:

chimarketing@cardinalhomesinc.com

Modular homes include the Better Living Series, with models that incorporate universal design and accessibility features. The series also includes a flexible suite that can be added to other plans. East coast sales area (current).

525 Barnesville Hwy.
Wylliesburg , VA 23976

Voice: 

434-735-8111

Center for Universal Design

Email:

cud@ncsu.edu

A national research, information and technical assistance center that evaluates, develops and promotes universal design in housing, public facilities and commercial products.

College of Design - North Carolina State University
Campus Box 8613
Raleigh , NC 27695

Fire Safety Solutions for People with Disabilities

Email:

abletech@okstate.edu

Oklahoma ABLE Tech, OkAT Foundation, and Fire Protection Publications have participated in the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Fire Safety Grant programs for a number of years. Each year it is determined if additional funding has been granted. Unfortunately, the grant was not funded in 2019. Therefore, beginning October 3, 2019, they no longer offer this program statewide.

The remaining supplies from the project will serve individuals in and around the Stillwater, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa areas only.

Oklahoma ABLE Tech
1514 W. Hall of Fame
Stillwater , OK 74078

Voice: 

405-744-9748

TTY: 

800-257-1705 Toll Free and V/TTY

Home Innovation Research Labs

Home Innovation Research Labs is determined to perfect the home. They do this by helping clients improve the quality, durability, affordability, and environmental performance of homes and home building products.

400 Prince George's Blvd.
Upper Marlboro , MD 20774

Voice: 

301-249-4000

Toll Free: 

800-638-8556

Fax: 

301-430-6180

National AMBUCS, Inc.

Email:

ambucs@ambucs.org

National AMBUCS, Inc. is a nonprofit charitable organization with a diverse membership dedicated to inspiring mobility & independence.

Their mission is to inspire people to conquer challenges related to mobility and independence, through a nationwide network of volunteer chapters, working in partnership with physical, occupational and speech therapists; by providing Amtryke adaptive trykes, scholarships for therapists and many forms of community service

P.O. Box 5127
High Point , NC 27262

Toll Free: 

800-838-1845

National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)

Email:

info@nari.org

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is the medium for business development, a platform for advocacy and the principal source for industry intelligence. NARI connects homeowners with its professional members and provides tips and tricks so that consumers have a positive remodeling experience with a professional, qualified remodeler.

700 Astor Ln
Wheeling , IL 60090

Voice: 

847-298-9200

Fax: 

847-298-9225

United Design Associates (UDA) ADA Accessible Home Plans

Email:

info@uda1.com

Offers alternate accessible plan versions of many of its home plans.

Toll Free: 

800-700-8321

USC Home Modification Action Project

Email:

homemods@usc.edu

Research, education, technical assistance and information on accessible housing.

National Resource Center on Supportive Housing And Home Modifications Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center
University of Southern California, 3715 McClintock Ave.
Los Angeles , CA 90089

Voice: 

213-740-1364

Fax: 

213-740-7069 v