LEADING IN HOUSING, SUPPORT AND RIGHTS FOR PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES

 

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    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    8 ways to get a house
    A fact sheet describing the ways to get a house.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Buying to rent to a disabled person
    A fact sheet that tells you about buying a place that you let to a disabled person.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Collective ownership
    A fact sheet describing how a group of people can own a house together - often for sons and daughters.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Shared Ownership and Help to Buy
    This factsheet explains low cost home ownership options
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Ownership through a discretionary trust
    A fact sheet that describes putting money into a trust - a long-term, secure financial provision for a relative.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Inheritance and gifted property
    This fact sheet tells you about ways of leaving money or property to a relative.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Intentional communities
    This fact sheet describes schemes set up to house disabled people in a supportive community.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Renting accommodation to relatives
    This fact sheet outlines the limitations and possibilities in renting to a relative.
    • Basic Info
    • Technical information
    Renting privately
    This fact sheet gives detail about renting from private landlords.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Residential care
    This fact sheet tells you about residential care - accommodation and support shared with other people.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Shared ownership and family investment
    This fact sheet describes shared ownership - including the option of the family funding a share.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Shared supported housing
    This fact sheet describes a kind of housing where people have their own room in a shared house and get staff support.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Succession and tenancy
    This fact sheet tells you about a disabled person's right to stay in a property - rented owned - as their family gets older.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Support tenants
    This fact sheet explains how people with learning disabilities can be supported by a tenant who lives with them.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Supported living networks
    This fact sheet describes how people can live in their own place in an ordinary area and be part of a support network.
    • Housing and support options
    • Technical information
    Shared Lives and supported lodgings
    This fact sheet describes two ways that someone with a learning disability can live in someone else's family home.
    • Rights and the law
    • Technical information
    • Tenancy
    Types of Tenancy Agreements
    An overview of Types of Tenancy Agreements
    • Rights and the law
    • Technical information
    Know Your Rights web site
    Know Your Rights is a guide about rights for people with learning disabilities.
    • Rights and the law
    • Technical information
    Using the Law to Fight Cuts
    Using the Law to Fight Cuts to Disabled People’s Services is practical guide for campaigners – disabled people, families, carers and local groups (Updated version July 2012)
    • Rights and the law
    • Technical information
    Choice, Contracts and Mental Capacity Act 2005
    This Guide is written primarily for staff working with people with learning disabilities and with their families and support networks. We assume some knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
    • Paying for housing, support and daily living
    • Technical information
    Family investment in housing
    This fact sheet tells you how a family member can provide housing for their relative.
    • Paying for housing, support and daily living
    • Technical information
    Buying, renting and passing on property
    A guide to the different ways a family can arrange housing for a disabled relative.
    • Paying for housing, support and daily living
    • Technical information
    Buying a house using Support for Mortgage Interest
    This factsheet describes how a disabled person can use Support for Mortgage Interest to buy a property.
    • Paying for housing, support and daily living
    • Technical information
    Discretionary Trusts and tax
    This fact sheet considers some of the tax implications when you set up a Discretionary Trust.
    • Paying for housing, support and daily living
    • Technical information
    Housing Benefit tenancies - exempt or excluded from restrictions
    This fact sheet explains how some tenancies tenancies are 'exempt' or 'excluded' from the ordinary rules that apply to calculating how much Housing Benefit can be paid in private sector tenancies.
    • Rights and the law
    • Technical information
    • Tenancy
    Tenancy Agreements for people with learning disabilities
    An overview of Tenancy Agreements for people with learning disabilities

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