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Accessible Modular and Mobile Homes

Associations, floor plans, photos and more for modular and mobile homes that are wheelchair accessible, ADA compliant, or otherwise made using the elements of universal design and/or design for all, "aging in place" and/or design for life.

Also includes accessible mobile homes, RV's, trailers, personally modified and/or refurbished as well as new, used, prototype and potentials with modifications needed.

Modular Home Association: Accessible Modular Homes

Modular homes have an almost limitless variety of design possibilities. The flexibility of modular building makes designing for usability, comfort, and safety in your home an easy fit with designing to your style and aesthetic taste. Modular home floor plans can be easily modified to meet universal design features, or be customized as much as needed to meet your specific accessibility requirements. This is the accessible modular home section of the modular home association and includes floor plans, photos, videos, information about buying and more.

Universal Design Modular Homes & ECHO Accessible Modular Homes

Universal Design is a growing movement in residential construction for universal access. Although consumers sometimes think it is just another way of describing "handicapped-accessible" construction or wheelchair accessibility, Universal Design is actually a much broader concept, intended to create houses that are usable by all people, whether they're young or old, tall or short, strong or weak, able-bodied or with a disability. The site offers lots of great lists, links and resources when considering a home, modifications or a modular home for anyone.

New Generations Home Plan

The New Generations home was designed for the baby boomer generation as it matures without loosing its style. Universal features include: a raised dishwasher, eye level oven, convertible sink and top access, single lever faucet, large pull out drawers.

Nationwide Homes Unveils Custom, Modular Granny Flats true 2000 Courtesy Nationwide Homes Modular builder Nationwide Homes has unveiled the Care-Cottage, a modular home designed to be wheelchair friendly. The units are also customizable to include features and equipment to help those with disabilities live independently. The dwellings can stand alone or attach to existing homes.

Built 4 Living Design

Nationwide Homes is a leading builder of modular homes, multi-family, commercial structures, and additions with a reputation for high quality, design flexibility, and innovative marketing. The Leslie Ostrander Accessible Design Collection- independent living free from constraints and barriers. Features for the collection and also good check list for building for universal design or accessible design in any home.

Shamrock Homes

Universal Design floor plans for independent living in manufactured homes. Includes helpful features list unique to accessible homes in both their traditional build models and their modular homes. Pictures on the site.

Handicapped Accessibility and Manufactured/Modular Homes

Speak up - let your voice be heard - before you are no longer allowed to speak. "If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter." George Washington At this time, there are only a couple of manufacturers that will actually build a really accessible home for the truly handicapped. This site gives links to various resources when considering purchasing an accessible modular home.

Sleeping Trailer can be towed by a power mobility scooter!

The £5,500 QTvan is the world's smallest caravan and is designed to be towed by a mobility scooter along the pavement or even inside a supermarket. It is perfectly suited to queuing overnight for best spot on the Royal Wedding procession route, the start of the sales or for tickets ahead of Wimbledon fortnight.

Tiny Green Cabins

Want to build your own tiny house but have great steel bones and a trailer all ready to go? Tiny Green Cabins of MN offers these Naked Cabins starting at under $12k saves time and money for those not wanting to do the framing and trailer from scratch and built to withstand the MN weather. Green Cabins is a custom builder of transportable, sustainable, healthy, tiny houses and micro homes. They sell plans and design services for those desiring to build a tiny house or want one built to their specifications; workshops for those who choose to build it themselves; and kits or assembled shells for those who want to jump start their Do-it-yourself tiny house project.

Freedom Traveler-H™ RV Interior & Exterior

Freedom Traveler-H™ RV -- one of the first standardized production in 2012, RVs specifically designed and built from the ground up to provide the disabled and the handicapped with a new freedom to travel and explore the outdoors while enjoying a more natural camping experience

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