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Providing supported living accommodation

If you’re a property owner, developer, investor, or supported living provider looking to provide supported living accommodation to meet the needs of Leicestershire, we can provide support and guidance to help you meet national and local standards.

Meeting the needs of people in Leicestershire 

Our county has a growing population, with an expected rise of around 85,000 people by the year 2038. This means there is a rise in demand on suitable accommodation, particularly for older people. 

Our ambition is to develop different housing options, including housing with care and accommodation with support schemes, to cater for the wide-ranging and demanding needs of our county. 

By 2037, we want to have developed housing offering different care and community options, in a range of locations for both older adults and working age adults with disabilities. 

Investment prosectus - building accommodation in Leicestershire  Opens new window

Quarterly Demand and Unmet Needs Data

Quarterly demand and unmet needs data  Opens new window

Support and guidance to help you meet national and local standards

Property Specifications for the supply of new affordable supported living accommodation  Opens new window

This guide looks at general standards we expect from all new supply of supported living accommodation, a detailed breakdown of specifications on property designed for different cohorts of people and space standards. 

The onus is on supported living providers and registered providers/ landlords to ensure that accommodation being used, as supported accommodation, is suitable for that purpose. These resources are intended as a guide to assist you in your decision making. 

Property standards and expectations of supported living accommodation for existing properties  Opens new window

This guide looks at space standards we expect to see in accommodation used for supported living. 

Property Suitability Checklist  Opens new window

This tool is suggested for supported living providers to use when sourcing a property to meet an individual's needs.   

Contact us  

You can contact us at ASCEngage@leics.gov.uk to tell us about any proposals you have regarding supported living accommodation.   

We can then offer any relevant support and guidance but will not be liable for any costs that you may incur related to your proposals.

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