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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Equity Release market sees great change

Equity Release market sees great change

15 October 2018

The Equity Release Council's Autumn report shows that the sector has grown substantially since 2016. Numbers of products and numbers of customers are on the increase and lending levels reached the £3bn mark in 2017.

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Financial Services Expo Midlands seminar line-up

Financial Services Expo Midlands seminar line-up

15 October 2018

The line-up for FSE Midlands has been confirmed, and includes both the Chairman and CEO of the Equity Release Council who will chair and take part in the debate "Tackling care and capacity with housing wealth"

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ER Council CEO Jim Boyd writes on social care funding

ER Council CEO Jim Boyd writes on social care funding

4 October 2018

The vital issue of social care funding is discussed by CEO of the Equity Release Council Jim Boyd. At the latest gathering this summer of Council members and partners, the question of social care funding was discussed and options on later life funding, and how best to educate the consuemer on these, were debated.

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