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Housing for people with disabilities

Stephanie Barker

Housing for people with disabilities

a study of good practice in four London boroughs

by Stephanie Barker

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Published by Greater London Association for Disabled People in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physically handicapped -- Housing -- England -- London.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p46-47.

    Statementresearched and written by Stephanie Barker on behalf of the GLAD Housing Working Party ; edited by Karin Pappenheim.
    ContributionsPappenheim, Karin., GLAD Housing Working Party.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV3020.2.G72L6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination56p. ;
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17366614M
    ISBN 100901828076
    OCLC/WorldCa12837194

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