8 ways to get a House

This guide is to help you and your relative think about the different types of accommodation and how they are funded. The guide is downloadable or available from our shop as a paper copy.

In this downloadable guide, we explain the different types of available accommodation by proposing 8 ways to get a house.

The ‘8 Ways to get a House’ resource contains the following chapters:

  • Introduction
  • Registered care homes
  • Rented social housing
  • Rented private sector housing
  • Social housing from capital programme
  • Home ownership and the use of discretionary trusts
  • Shared ownership
  • Buy to let
  • Remaining in the family home and other family solutions
  • Key points
  • Useful publications
  • Strategies, policy and best practice

Download the guide 

Get a paper copy sent to you by visiting our shop*

*This resource is free of charge to family/unpaid carers within the UK.

What will happen when I'm gone?

What will happen when I'm gone?

When you are a carer of someone with a severe learning disability, there can be extra worries about what will happen after your death. In this page we answer three popular questions.

Resource: Planning for the future

Resource: Planning for the future

Information packs for families faced with their relative’s transition to adult services or moving from one type of care placement to another. The packs are available for England, Wales and Northern Ireland.