Property in the local authority means tested financial assessment for the provision of care home accommodation.
It is aimed at individuals who are 60 and over and covers a part of the overall residential charging rules.
There is a link which takes you directly to the Fact sheet (current edition April 2104) where you can read the 28 page document for yourself.
The information we are assured is current for the period April 2014 – March 2015, but rules and figures may vary during this period.
The fact sheet describes the situation in England only and is produced by AgeUK and it is well worth a visit to their web site for more detailed information.