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EL Homes
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EL Homes

What is EasyLiving Home?

EasyLiving Home is a voluntary certification program designed to encourage builders of single-family homes, duplexes and triplexes to include EasyLiving Home features in the design and construction of new homes.

A Home For All Reasons.

EasyLiving Home features make a home more livable for homeowners and visitors in all seasons of life: first-time homebuyers, young families, career professionals, active adults and those living with temporary or long-term disabilities. Whether it is strollers, grocery carts, wheelchairs, 330-pound football players or heavy furniture and equipment, all will move easily and safely in an EasyLiving Home.

EasyLiving Home Features Include:


Two-story homes are eligible for EasyLiving Home certification because the designated features refer only to the story served by the step-free entrance. Additional Universal Design features can be incorporated if the builder and buyer desire; however, the basic features listed above are the minimum requirements for certification. Since Fair Housing regulations cover multi-family dwellings with four or more units, EasyLiving Home limits certification to single-family homes, duplexes, triplexes and townhouses.


What is a zero-step entry?

A zero-step entry means just what it says—no steps to the entry.

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