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Housing: Home Modifications and Universal Design
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Accessible Systems Specializes in providing mobility solutions in your home that offer greater independence to people of all abilities in the Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming areas.
American Institute of Architects Architecture involves much more than buildings. Architects take your vision and give it form, explore its possibilities, raise it to new levels, and then integrate it into your building site and the community at large. They bring not only design, but solutions. 
Atlantis: The Multifamily Access Modification Program Atlantis Community Incorporated and the city of Denver are working together to create greater independence for people with disabilities. Contact: Dawn Russell 303/733-9324

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Center for People with Disabilities Provides in home accessibility survey to recommend necessary modifications. 
Center for Universal Design Collects, updates, publishes, and distributes resource information about construction and home modifications for accessibility. Provides information and technical assistance on universal design and accessible housing.  800-647-6777 or 919-515-3082
Design Linc we strive to bring you the latest information on where to find what you need; such as products, technical information, government agencies and other resources that can assist you in designing the right environment.
Handyman Repair Program of Volunteers of America This is a handyman repair program through the Volunteers of America; they can provide ramp building and other handyman projects for free. Materials must be provided.
Home Builders Foundation, Denver Metro-Area The Home Builders Foundation provides assistance with home modifications. Applications submitted through Craig Patient Family Services or on an individual basis. 
Home Free Home This organization is a group of volunteer architects, contractors and students who provide free and affordable designs for home accessibility. The team will help you to evaluate your specific needs and the project’s feasibility and develop a construction cost budget. They create universal designs for small-scale construction projects – ramps, accessible bathrooms and kitchens.
Home Store: Blueprints Blueprints of universally designed kitchens and bathrooms. 
Home Store: Modular Homes Modular home builders focusing on universal design. 
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) - The only independent national association dedicated solely to the remodeling industry. NARI's focus is on professional conduct, continuing education and training, and fair and ethical treatment within the industry. 
National Directory of Home Modification and Repair Resources First created in 1990 through a nationwide survey of state and local agencies, organizations, and professionals.  
Rebuilding Together Metro Denver unites volunteers and donors to repair and rehabilitate the homes of low-income elderly and people with disabilities in the Denver metropolitan area. Rebuilding Together provides assistance to people who own their own home but who, because of physical limitations or income, are not able to cover the costs of home repairs.
Service Magic Pre-screened home modification national accessibility contractors and other services lists. 
Simplified Disabled Housing A patent-pending system individualizes homes by offering multiple styles, different heights, widths, depths, and left/right handedness options for the components of a home so that builders can build affordable housing that meets your needs. 
Universal Design Living Laboratory Provides articles on universal and green designs. 
US Department of Housing and Communities – HUD Learn about renting, buying and making your home accessible, and about your Fair Housing rights.