Housing Options Different types of housing to suit your needs

Many of us find that as we get older we start to think more about where we live. Do you want to stay where you are, but could do with some support to make life easier? Would repairs or adaptations make it more comfortable? Perhaps you’re thinking about moving somewhere smaller or nearer to family […]

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Equity release FS29

Many older people consider releasing equity in their property in order to improve their financial situation; this factsheet helps to identify the various options available and important things to consider before making such an arrangement.

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Underfunded Undervalued and Unfit A fresh approach to social care for older people in England

A call for action to: bring the debate about the future of social care into the public domain; set it in its broader context; and implement a number of short and medium term recommendations on its funding.

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Raising money from your home

This is aimed at home owners who would like to have a regular income, a cash lump sum or both. It explains how equity release scheme could do this, how they work & the risks, and how money might be raised in other ways.

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Equity Release and incomerelated benefits Oct 2006

Considers issues to be taken into account by anyone considering releasing equity from their home.

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Equity release Deciding whether equityrelease is right for you

This factsheet provides information about different types of equity release, such as lifetime mortgages and home reversion plans. It includes information on: ⚫ what to consider before deciding on a particular product ⚫ equity release regulations and safeguards ⚫ how to choose an adviser. Information is also given on sale and rent back schemes, which […]

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