Welcome to the Initiative Homes blog page. The views contained are those of the author, but obviously they reflect the general principles of Initiative Homes and of accessible affordable sustainable homes.

People, Spaces and Inclusive Design

Michael Clinton, MSc. Managing Director, Initiative Homes, 9 February 2016

It seems to me that there is a tendency for modern society to seek ‘the’ solution to a problem and it worries me. Why? Well with the best will in the world single efficient solutions rarely if ever suit everyone. So people, often the most vulnerable, get left out of the solution…  More

The Fragility of Accessibility: More than just an Inconvenience

Michael Clinton, MSc. Managing Director, Initiative Homes, 20 January 2016

Accessible, affordable sustainable homes – that is our tagline. I was reminded recently about the importance of accessibility, but also of its fragility by a couple of tweets associated with the #dontblockthedrop campaign from the DisabledGo website. The tweets were pictures of drop curbs blocked by cars and vans… More