Equity Release provides home owners over the age of 55 with the facility to release money from their home.

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Originally formed in 1991 we were created to represent the industry, setting robust standards and raising public and political awareness of the equity release.

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When considering an equity release plan we recommend customers talk to a specialist member of The Council. All of our members have agreed to abide by our standards and principles.

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Member, industry and consumer events calendar.

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Our brochure provides clear information and details on what you need to consider.

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ERC Chairman David Burrowes writes on generational housing gap

ERC Chairman David Burrowes writes on generational housing gap

3 December 2018

David Burrowes writes about one of the most urgent issues that divides the generations. Statistics from the ONS show that two thirds of those aged 25-34 were homeowners in 1991, yet a generation later, only one third - 36% - are able to achieve a property purchase.

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New Council events announced with Later Life Academy

New Council events announced with Later Life Academy

19 November 2018

New events for 2019 have been announced from the Equity Release Council with The Later Life Academy. This is a joint project which aims to increase adviser knowledge within the later life lending sector.

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The Equity Release Council at the Mortgage Finance Gazette Conference

The Equity Release Council at the Mortgage Finance Gazette Conference

16 November 2018

Equity Release Council Chairman David Burrowes attending the Mortgage Finance Gazette Conference and explained that the Council represents over 300 member firms and over 900 individual advisers.

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