Apply for free property advice

LandAid makes it easy for charities in need of property advice to find talented property professionals looking to volunteer their skills. Through our free property advice service, we help charities working with homeless and disadvantaged young people to better manage, maintain and improve their buildings. 

In the past year we've matched 28 local charities with property companies looking to give their skills for free. As well as saving the charities over a million pounds, the free property advice also helped build confidence - after participating in the scheme 70% of charities said they felt more assured in dealing with property issues. Read our success stories.

From asset managers to surveyors, we work hard to find the property company best suited to your charity's needs. And the programme benefits our property professionals too - they get the opportunity to hone their skills, build morale and teamwork and connect with a local charity. In fact, everyone who has taken part in the scheme has told us they'd get involved again. 

Expertise on offer

Our property companies offer a range of expertise, from helping your organisation negotiate a lease to obtaining planning permission. Advice on offer includes:

  • Asset management
  • Premises searches
  • Negotiating leases and purchases
  • Architectural services (feasibility studies, brief development and options appraisals)
  • Planning advice
  • Conditions survey and maintenance plans/costs
  • Mentoring through a particular stage of a building project (such as tender evaluations or project management)
  • Property legal advice


To apply for free property advice, you'll need to be a UK-registered charity working with young people who are homeless or disadvantaged. Read through our FAQs to check if you are eligible for support and to find out how the programme works.

The next stage is to apply through our application form

For any enquiries about eligibility or the application process, please get in touch with Elizabeth Pearson.