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Invest in supported living UK

The supported living market is one of the most secure and profitable markets for property investment, with many properties receiving above-average rental yields whilst also being protected by long-term government leases in the majority of cases.

Supported living property investment offers investors the chance to benefit from a strong return on their investment whilst also seeing the tremendous benefits these kinds of properties can have on the residents who inhabit them. Here at Knight Knox, we offer a range of on and off-market opportunities to invest in completed, income-generating supported living properties in the UK, get in touch today to find out more.

What is supported living?

Supported living refers to a scheme that offers care to people who require support to live in their own homes. Tenants in supported living can include older people, people with a learning disability, autistic people, people with mental health-related needs, vulnerable young people and people who have experienced homelessness.

Those who reside in supported living properties are responsible for things like their bills and their cost of living, allowing for a greater level of autonomy compared to the likes of care homes, whilst personalised care is provided according to the needs of each individual.

Why invest in supported living in the UK?

Why invest in supported living in the UK?

The supported living property investment market is one of the most profitable markets for investors in the UK. According to LaingBuisson’s Homecare and Supported Living UK Market Report, the 2021/22 market value in the UK for supported living was a huge £11.5bn, increasing by 9.1% in the 5 years prior to 2022.

The UK is currently experiencing a huge increase in demand for supported living properties, offering a gap in the market for privately owned supported living sites to be let at premium rates under longer-term leases from local authorities throughout the country.

Whilst the initial cost of a supported living property can be higher than that of a standard residential property in the same area, the rental yields on offer far outweigh those in the residential market, and as demand for these properties continues to increase, the returns on offer will only grow.

Supported living property investment FAQs

Is there a demand for supported living property?

According to new research, there is a shortfall of more than 487,000 supported senior living housing units across the country. This shortfall has resulted in a huge demand for privately owned supported living properties throughout the UK, making for a strong investment market.

Can I invest in social housing?

Yes, you can invest in social housing in the UK. Private investment into the social housing and supported living property markets offer investors a steady and secure investment while also providing much-needed care to those in need of support.

Is supported living a profitable investment?

Supported living property investment is an extremely profitable avenue for investors looking to diversify their income. A lot of supported living properties are let out by local authorities across the UK, ensuring a secure investment with extremely high yields in comparison to standard residential properties.

Supported living property investment partners: Yale Housing

St Mary’s Court is currently being leased to Yale Housing Association Limited on a 25-year lease. Yale Housing is a not-for-profit company that delivers intensive housing management to vulnerable people within local communities and provides the very best support possible to fulfil daily tasks that most people take for granted.

Yale’s sister company is regulated under the Care Quality Commission (CQC), which enables Yale to help people who need regulated care to live safely within the community in property which is commissioned from the local authority. Yale has also been registered as a CBS company since 2020, enabling them to have charitable status which is regulated not only by the FCA but also by HMRC.

To fulfil their vision, Yale Housing secure long-term leases with landlords which enable them to provide secure, stable homes for their customers, whilst also offering security to the landlords that their properties are in safe hands and will provide a consistent return on investment.

Yale Housing have been providing accommodation and support for those in need for over 7 years now, continuing to have a consistent level of demand from local authorities and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG’s). With the demand for these kind of properties set to increase, Yale Housing will continue to offer support to those in need and a secure source of income for the landlords they work with.

What is supported living property investment?

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Take a look at our current supported living property investment opportunities and get in touch today for more information.