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Case studies

Read our case studies to learn more about social housing investment.

Purchasing a home for autistic adults with the charity United Response

United Response is a charity providing a range of supported services for more than 2,000 people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and physical disabilities.  Their key aim is to ensure that individuals are able to live a full life and have as much opportunity as anyone else.  Having a suitable place to live is fundamental to anyone’s wellbeing and United Response currently directly manages properties for 400 people in England and Wales and is continually looking to locate individuals to high quality supported living accommodation.

Providing supported housing to vulnerable groups in society with the charity Nacro

Nacro is a social justice charity operating in England and Wales providing housing, health services and education to provide second chances to some of the most vulnerable groups in society.  Housing is one of their largest areas of operation with 2,500 bed spaces currently being provided to local authority and central government schemes. 

Securing long term residential care for three looked after children with Harmony Children’s Services

Harmony Children’s Services is a small limited company providing residential care for children in Huddersfield.  In the 11 years of its operation, it has cared for 39 children and still keeps in touch with the vast majority of those who leave the care system at 18, find jobs and raise families of their own.  As a former residential care manager, Mark is passionate about providing high quality care that provides stability for children, and the tailored help and support they need.

Creating supported accommodation with Golden Lane Housing

Golden Lane Housing (GLH) was established as an independent national charity by Royal Mencap Society in 1998 to help tackle the problems that people with a learning disability face when it comes to finding a home.  They provide supported living housing for nearly 2,200 people in 1,106 properties across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

In January 2015, GLH became a Registered Provider, which provides additional security for existing tenants and enables them to offer a wider range of housing for even more people with a learning disability and autism.

Providing supported housing for homeless men with GROW Hostel

Ensuring long term housing solutions for homeless men is often a complex and neglected area of social care. Assetz Exchange partnered with GROW Hostel to purchase a 5 bedroomed terraced property in Watford to create a home for five people who have experienced problems with homelessness.

Providing supported housing with Halo Housing Association

Halo Housing Association provides accommodation for individuals with learning disabilities, mental illness, physical disabilities and autism. Based in the North West, they work in around 40 local authority areas. Halo has full registration as a Registered Provider of Social Housing regulated by The Regulator of Social Housing.