Social Housing Investment Property

We help investors gain access to government-backed social housing property investments offering secure 9% returns per annum.

Understanding
the Social Housing
Investment Sector

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Social housing refers to the subsidised housing provided by the government to individuals in need at a reasonable cost. This affordable housing initiative strives to ensure that all households in the UK are accommodated, even if they cannot afford to purchase or rent a conventional dwelling. This form of housing was formed as a substitute for the private rental market, providing more affordable rental pricing, extended tenancy agreements, and a secure living arrangement. Social housing is typically offered by local authorities, housing associations, registered charities, and social care providers. A social renter has a direct relationship with and pays rent to the group, which functions as the landlord for the property.

The rental costs of properties in each location are determined by using the average local income as a basis for calculating the rent price equitably. Contrary to residential property in the private rental sector, social housing is not designed with the purpose of generating profits. Instead, the implementation of this housing supply aims to mitigate homelessness, assist other susceptible individuals, and address the housing problem in the UK.

The primary objective of social housing is often to provide accommodation for individuals with limited or nonexistent incomes, who would otherwise face difficulties in securing housing. This enables them to access cheap rental options. The primary distinction between leasing a private rental home and leasing a social housing unit is in the process of tenant selection.

This cost-effective housing alternative is offered to tenants who are in the greatest need – based on a prioritised list that aims to safeguard the most susceptible individuals from experiencing homelessness, danger, or eviction. While social housing applications are open to all individuals in the UK, eligibility is determined by the level of urgency with which each person or household requires housing.

Each local government or housing association has the autonomy to establish their own criteria for determining eligibility, which may vary based on the most pressing issues within their community.

Key renters for social housing comprise:

Individuals with disabilities or medical conditions
Unmarried individuals who are raising children without a partner.
Senior citizens
Individuals presently residing in impoverished or unhygienic living situations
Individuals residing in excessively populated residences
Low-income households with young children that are financially dependent
Individuals who have been displaced from their home countries and seek refuge in another country, either as migrants or asylum seekers.
Individuals who are officially categorised as homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless.

Social housing has long been crucial in offering accommodation to persons who are at risk, living in poverty, or experiencing homelessness. This form of dwelling has effectively catered to the requirements of numerous persons in the nation, affording them a standard of living that they could not have otherwise encountered. In the absence of this provision, a significant number of individuals who are susceptible to harm may find themselves in hazardous environments or without proper housing. The social housing sector strives to ensure that new homes are available to individuals of all income levels and circumstances. Social housing landlords are obligated to comply with building safety rules in order to ensure the utmost protection of tenants.

Regrettably, the housing industry has experienced numerous oscillations in the construction of these dwellings, resulting in a gradual decline in the availability of cheap housing over the years. In 2018, the annual construction of purpose-built houses for individuals in need decreased to a mere 6,287, significantly failing to meet the demand for housing. At that time, the demand for housing was estimated to be over 1.1 million people who urgently required a home.

Latest Social Housing Investments

2 bedroom house | Price £98,000 | Freehold
Social Housing Kitchen Renovation

Project

Two Bedroom,
Social Housing Investment

A Two Bedroom House, in turn key status. Offering a 9% yield per annum. Price is fixed at £98,000 offering a return of £9,600 per annum. This is just one of many fantastic social housing opportunities available through Sterlington Property.

Freehold House
£98,000

Social Housing

Social Housing Freehold house investment red brick windows renovated Exterior

Government Backed
Commercial Lease

FRI leases, or Full Repairing and Insuring Leases, are a crucial aspect of commercial real estate, offering less responsibility for repairs and maintenance to tenants. These leases provide peace of mind for landlords by putting most property-related responsibilities on tenants, allowing them to save time and money while having assurance that they won’t be responsible for repairs.

FRI leases offer advantages for both landlords and tenants, such as reduced landlord responsibilities, attraction of long-term tenants, and tenant investment in property maintenance. Commercial lessees often invest significant resources into maintaining their leased spaces when tied into an FRI contract, investing substantial amounts in upgrading facilities to better suit their needs and improving the property’s value.

In social housing, FRI leases have become a popular tool for landlords seeking more stable rental agreements. By understanding the mechanics of FRI leases and their application in commercial properties and social housing contexts, investors can navigate the complexities of FRI leases and find the right investment opportunities.

Purchase Process

£5,000 reservation fee,  2-4 weeks contracts and agreements, property is already in process of being renovated, once completed on the purchase – income starts immediately.

Deposit

£5,000

Exchange

Sign contracts with solicitors

Step 3

Full ownership of freehold property in the UK

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