Date of Last Update: 08/03/2024

At the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE), we are committed to ensuring that our website is accessible to all individuals, regardless of abilities or disabilities. We strive to comply with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1, a set of international guidelines that aim to make web content more accessible to people with disabilities.

Our commitment:

  1. Accessible design: We are dedicated to designing and maintaining our website in a way that is accessible to everyone, including those with visual, auditory, cognitive, and motor impairments.
  2. Standards compliance: Our website aims to meet Level AA of the WCAG 2.1 standards. We regularly assess and update our website to ensure ongoing compliance with accessibility standards.
  3. Alternative text: We provide alternative text for all relevant images on our website. This ensures that individuals using screen readers or other assistive technologies can access information effectively.
  4. Keyboard navigation: Our website is designed to be navigable using a keyboard alone. This enables individuals who may have difficulty using a mouse to browse our site with ease.
  5. Clear and consistent navigation: We maintain clear and consistent navigation throughout our website. This helps users easily find information and understand the structure of the content.
  6. Resizable text: Users can adjust the text size on our website to better suit their preferences. This can typically be done through browser settings.
  7. Compatibility: Our website is designed to be compatible with commonly used web browsers and assistive technologies. We strive to ensure a seamless experience for all users.

Feedback and accessibility concerns:

We welcome feedback on the accessibility of our website. If you encounter any barriers or have suggestions for improvement, please contact us at We are committed to addressing concerns promptly and making continuous enhancements to enhance accessibility.

Ongoing accessibility efforts:

As technology evolves, so too will our commitment to maintaining an accessible website. We will continue reviewing and updating our practices to ensureall users have a positive and inclusive experience. 

PDF files:

We recognise that some of our content is displayed in PDF files that do not meet modern accessibility guidelines. As we look for a solution to this issue, please contact us if you would like a text-based alternative compatible with screen readers. 

Thank you for visiting the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence website. We appreciate your commitment to accessibility and welcome your input as we strive to improve our website’s usability for everyone.

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