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Supported housing

Supported housing

Overview

Supported housing may be the answer if you want to live independently, in a smaller and easier-to-manage home with accessibility features, and with the reassurance of having someone to call on if there's an emergency.

You can buy or rent supported housing from providers like:

  • your local council
  • a housing association
  • a private company

It may also be called:

  • sheltered housing or very sheltered housing
  • retirement housing
  • supported living accommodation

The information was last updated on: 24th May 2017

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