Brightside Community Homes Foundation

Brightside homes - a non-profit organization that offers housing for those who struggle to meet the demands.


  • Not-for-profit Organization
  • Real Estate

The Problem

Dated website that did not cater to the primary user or their needs

  • • Primary users: Older adults (60+ and their families) looking for housing.
  • • Secondary users: General public looking to donate or gather more information for their family members.

Properties listings were not clear

  • • The map shown was not intuitive or useable.

User Experience

  • • Information on all properties, contact forms, and useful housing details were hard to find.
  • • Call to actions were not apparent.
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The Solution

Designed and developed a modern and accessible website which conformed to WCAG standards, minimum level AA

Features we implemented:

  • • User controlled high contrast mode across the website - utilizing Brightside's existing and expanded brand colours.
  • • User controlled options for website text size - Users were given the ability to choose variable text sizes options for better legibility.

Intuitive and interactive properties listings - Taking into account users needed to get to the info as easily as possible

Features we implemented:

  • • Interactive branded google map - with advanced filtering based on property location and resident type.
  • • List of all properties - with advanced filtering based on property location and resident type.

Better overall User Experience

Features we implemented:

  • • Improved flow of the site by presenting clear call to actions where appropriate. Providing a clean and clear design that focused on the content.
Brightside website on mobile phone

What Our Clients Had to Say

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