Sometimes a family can help someone find somewhere to live by buying a property on their behalf. This is done through a trust. It may not be possible for everyone but there are examples of families using their own money to buy a house to rent for a relative to live in alone or with others.
Find out more about family buying or a family buying through a trust in Section 13 on page ??.
Always speak to a professional to get the best advice about the advantages and disadvantages of buying a property.
Mencap have information on setting up trusts when buying a house.